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2008-07-21 12:01:18

By Doug Fraser, Cape Cod Times, Hyannis, Mass. Jul. 18--ORLEANS -- If they could have voted last night, the Nauset Regional School Committee would have approved sending a proposed wind turbine project for the regional high school to town meetings this fall. After a presentation by principal Thomas Conrad and consultant Tom Michelman emphasizing the turbine's revenue-generating potential, an informal straw poll showed unanimous support from committee members. "It's such a great...


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.