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General News Archive - September 28, 2009

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Ready or not, US retailers are pushing the Christmas shopping season earlier this year to make up for slow summer sales, a marketing expert said.

Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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