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2014-12-22 11:14:12

Too bad the Titanic didn't have one of these.

2010-03-09 10:52:00

SEATTLE, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Cruise West (www.cruisewest.com), the world's leading provider of small-ship explorations to the most fascinating destinations on earth, ventures to rugged and mysterious Patagonia in 2011 with four departures aboard the spacious 64-cabin mv Via Australis.

2009-08-10 13:48:00

AYER, Mass., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter H. Hamilton, CEO of Horn Packaging Corporation and David R.

2009-03-31 18:39:00

SEATTLE, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, March 31 at 12 noon, the sailing vessel Ocean Watch officially launched from Ballard's Seaview East Boatyard to begin sea trials in Puget Sound.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.