Oddities News Archive - September 04, 2012
Computers, machines and the technology which runs them can be powerful things. When designed and implemented in the right way, these machines can do many things ordinary humans can do.
Word of the Day
- 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.'