General News Archive - October 02, 2012
Governor Jerry Brown recently signed legislation that allowed California to be the first state to ban a form of psychotherapy that focuses on converting gay teenagers to straight youths.
Word of the Day
- The navel or umbilicus.
- In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
- A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.