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General News Archive - June 12, 2009

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Taking a vacation and getting away from work is not just fun, it's important for mental health, a US psychiatry researcher said.

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The question of whether a California sports agent really has the suit OJ Simpson wore at his 1995 acquittal is set to be answered in a Los Angeles courtroom.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • 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.