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2007-10-02 09:01:14

By Jason Womack, Tulsa World, Okla. Oct. 2--Oklahoma's Woodford Shale should get the respect it deserves, according to an executive of Newfield Exploration Mid-Continent Inc. "It's the Rodney Dangerfield of shales," said Sam Langford, manager of planning, acquisitions and commercial development for Newfield, part of Houston-based Newfield Exploration Co. Langford addressed a group of industry professionals Monday about the formation and Newfield's activity there during the third...


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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.'