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2009-03-07 12:17:44

Hoover U.K. will close its factory in south Wales, cutting more than 300 jobs with the move, the electric goods manufacturer says. Company officials said Friday Hoover will end production at the 60-year-old plant in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, where the company makes washing machines, washer/dryers and tumble dryers, The Daily Telegraph reported. In a statement, Hoover officials said that despite extensive discussions and far-reaching analysis, there was no escaping the conclusion that our...

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.