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2011-07-12 09:25:00

They say everything is bigger in Texas. Perhaps that holds true for childbirth as well, as a pregnant woman from the Lone Star State gave birth last Friday morning to a baby boy that weighed in at a whopping 16 pounds, almost double the weight of the average newborn. JaMichael Brown, born to Janet Johnson and her fianc©, Michael Brown, also measured 24 inches long at birth, just a few inches shy of an average one-year-old. He now holds the title for the biggest baby ever born at Good...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'