International News Archive - September 06, 2012
Scientific deep sea drilling vessel Chikyu sets a world new record by drilling down and obtains rock samples from deeper than 2,111 meters below the seafloor off Shimokita Peninsula of Japan in the northwest Pacific Ocean.
Word of the Day
- An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
- A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek + -ock (“diminutive suffix”).