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Oddities News Archive - July 05, 2006

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The first group of monks in China to complete an MBA course have begun reflecting on their achievements, state media said on Wednesday.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'