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2008-08-02 00:00:20

By Sarah Hoye, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Aug. 2--TAMPA -- The filming of a light drama for the Internet resulted in some heavy action at the Hilton Garden Inn on Friday in Ybor City. Marine Capt. Sam Nashagh, creator of "Closing Time," checked video footage on a monitor and helped move equipment around the hotel lobby between bites of his sandwich. The program, airing online only ( time.tv) beginning Sept. 5, follows the lives of a fine dining steakhouse manager and his friends after they...

Word of the Day
  • 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.