Oddities News Archive - July 14, 2006
By Ros Krasny CHICAGO (Reuters) - For bowler Michael Cook, it's strictly competitive. For cheerleader Eric Hoffman, it's political. And for Chicago's Mayor Richard M. Daley, it's a possible Olympics dress rehearsal.
Word of the Day
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]