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General News Archive - June 20, 2009

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The supervisor of Craig Lake State Park says a growing number of visitors have been using the Michigan park's yurt, a traditional Mongolian shelter.

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.