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2010-04-15 09:02:00

Detroit Public Library to Host Archer Exhibition and Opening Reception DETROIT, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dennis W. Archer, former Detroit mayor and Michigan Supreme Court Justice, will join the Detroit Public Library Friends Foundation on April 29 to celebrate the opening of the new Dennis W. Archer Collection at the Burton Historical Collection of the Detroit Public Library. Archer served two four-year terms as mayor of the city of Detroit (1994-2001), and was president of the...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.