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2008-07-27 06:00:21

By Sue Cocking, The Miami Herald Jul. 27--TITUSVILLE -- A strange thing happened this summer in the Indian River north of Titusville. And when the word got out, lots of people sought to take advantage of it -- including me. A huge school of black drum -- usually seen in the Indian River Lagoon during the winter -- popped up unexpectedly in June and stayed through the middle of July. Milling around and tailing in two feet of water, this mass of 2- to 7-pound fish made great targets for...


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.