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General News Archive - July 20, 2009

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A couple who sued a nearby hog farm over the smell it creates on their Kansas property has been awarded a $1.1 million settlement.

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.