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2009-01-29 14:17:45

A pair of red pumps purportedly worn by Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin during her vice presidential campaign have sold for $2,025 on eBay. The Naughty Monkey Double-Dare pumps, which usually retail for about $100, sold for $2,025 Tuesday morning at the end of the auction, which was run by an eBay user claiming to be a niece of the Republican governor, KTUU-TV, Anchorage, Alaska, reported Thursday. The seller said Palin bought the shoes personally at a Juneau, Alaska, store and they were not paid 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.