General News Archive - July 09, 2009


US retail giant Sears plunged into the spirit of Christmas early this year with the launch of Christmas Lane, an online boutique that opened in July.


Decades of legislation have failed to reduce inequalities in the career prospects of many British workers according to a study by University of Manchester sociologists.

Word of the Day
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.