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2011-01-26 05:00:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Baseball fans can enjoy the sport year-round with the new book "Through The Seams," baseball-inspired verse by Raleigh author Eileen C. Anderson.

2009-05-08 12:17:06

Dominic DiMaggio, a seven-time all-star for the Boston Red Sox, died Friday at the age of 92, the team announced. Red Sox principal owner John W.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.