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2008-06-24 15:02:31

By Jeremiah Stettler, The Salt Lake Tribune Jun. 24--With his eyes cartoon-wide, David Stroud plunks out a television script from the camera-cluttered set of Discovery Gateway's soon-to-debut broadcast studio. The story unfolds in Mad Libs fashion, calling for nouns, adjectives and numbers to be sprinkled comically throughout a prepared text about summer vacation. Stroud smiles -- his narrative has something to do with a 10-hour road trip, cat drawings and singing "enormous" songs....


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • 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.'