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2006-03-02 08:40:59

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Most Americans have an easier time naming members of the cartoon Simpson family than listing the five freedoms granted by the nation's founders, a survey by a museum released on Wednesday said. Here's a hint: one of them is not the right to own and raise pets, an error committed by one in five respondents. Half of 1,000 Americans randomly surveyed by the McCormick Tribune Freedom Museum could name at least two of the five members of Fox Television's Simpson...

2006-03-01 21:37:37

(Please read in ninth paragraph ... the right not to incriminate yourself ... instead of ... the right to self-incrimination ... .) A corrected story follows. CHICAGO (Reuters) - Most Americans have an easier time naming members of the cartoon Simpson family than listing the five freedoms granted by the nation's founders, a survey by a museum released on Wednesday said. Here's a hint: one of them is not the right to own and raise pets, an error committed by one in five respondents....

2006-03-02 00:15:00

CHICAGO -- Most Americans have an easier time naming members of the cartoon Simpson family than listing the five freedoms granted by the nation's founders, a survey by a museum released on Wednesday said. Here's a hint: one of them is not the right to own and raise pets, an error committed by one in five respondents. Half of 1,000 Americans randomly surveyed by the McCormick Tribune Freedom Museum could name at least two of the five members of Fox Television's Simpson family, the stars of the...

2005-10-14 16:45:00

LOS ANGELES -- Evidently "Star Trek" actor James "Scotty" Doohan took the catchphrase "beam me up" very seriously -- his cremated remains will be launched into space in accord with his last wishes. Commercial space flight operator Space Services Inc. will launch the late actor's remains into space aboard its Explorers Flight on December 6, a company spokeswoman said on Friday. She said the remains of more than 120 others will be aboard the flight, including those of an unidentified astronaut...


Word of the Day
jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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