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International News Archive - July 02, 2010

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Scientists in the UK have started to recruit 20,000 Labrador retrievers in order to participate in one of the first ever studies of its kind.

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.