General News Archive - June 24, 2009


Forty-nine percent of US adults admit body insecurity keeps them from engaging in warm-weather activities such as swimming, a survey indicates.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.