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2014-01-22 12:26:38

Veteran Journalist George F. Will and U.S. Olympian Dorothy Hamill are Among the Presenters Taking the Stage in Orlando Next Month BURLINGTON, Mass., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group's Managed Markets Summit (MMS) is pleased to announce a celebrated lineup of keynote speakers for the spring 2014 conference taking place February 25-27 at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando, Florida. The three-day conference provides a venue where key stakeholders in the managed...

2008-08-21 09:15:00

By George F. Will OAKLAND, Calif. -- Seated at a solitary desk in the hall outside a classroom, the slender 13-year-old boy with a smile like a sunrise earnestly does remedial algebra, assisted by a paid tutor. She, too, is 13. Both wear the uniform -- white polo shirt, khaki slacks -- of a school that has not yet admitted the boy. It will, because he refuses to go away. The son of Indian immigrants from Mexico, the boy decided he is going to be a doctor, heard about the American Indian...


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.'