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2009-03-02 14:06:51

Holding company JM Family Enterprises said it would cut 11 percent of its workforce to adjust to a sharp decline in U.S. automobile sales. The company's automobile distribution business was designed to operate within margins that assumes 16 million domestic automobile sales a year, Chief Executive Officer Colin Brown said in a statement reported Monday by The Miami Herald. This year, automobile sales in the United States are expected to be around 11 million cars, the newspaper said. This...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'