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Study Finds Tourists Keeping Connected While On Holiday
2012-06-09 05:44:46

While many people say that they take vacations to get away from it all, a new Michigan State University (MSU) study suggests that they aren't willing to relinquish their smartphones, tablets, and laptop computers while on holiday.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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