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2005-12-01 20:48:52

By Richard Satran NEW YORK (Reuters) - The tap-tap of a jump rope hitting the floorboards and the thud of boxing glove on punching bag echoed through the mahogany-walled New York Athletic Club. In the ring, John "Pecos Kid" Oden, a money manager at Bernstein Investments, was sparring with Chris Angle, an investment adviser. Boxing, once the sport of neighborhood toughs, has increasingly come to reside at places like the exclusive New York Athletic Club, where middle-aged executives...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.