International News Archive - June 20, 2009
Police in the British county of Wiltshire say they are prepared for a large convergence of people on the Stonehenge archaeological site for the summer solstice.
Word of the Day
- 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.