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Technology News Archive - October 15, 2005

By Binkley, Margaret; Ghiselli, Richard Abstract As Americans have become more pressed for time, the use of convenient, simplified meals has become a way of life. One aspect of this trend, known as Home Meal Replacement (HMR), has increased in sales since its inception.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • 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.