International News Archive - November 20, 2012
A global effort has been put forth to better understand the specific challenges and issues associated to living in the tropical regions of the world.
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.