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General News Archive - April 09, 2010

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People researching their ancestors can open a "Pandora's Box" of secrets that may cause conflict and widen rifts in the family, new research says.

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.