General News Archive - May 13, 2009


A Detroit judge said his policy of sentencing deadbeat dads to watch Maury Povich's popular talk show is aimed at educating the fathers.

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.