General News Archive - March 27, 2009


A US study found that 26 percent of women earn 10 percent or more than their husbands and men are experiencing more work-family conflict than women.

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.