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General News Archive - November 14, 2012

Dirty Money Makes You Spend More

Researchers in Canada found that an individual will spend more often if their pocketbook contains worn bills because a worn bill evokes feelings of disgust and also has certain social implications.

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.