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2005-04-23 11:43:20

Binge drinking linked to increase in road crashes HealthDay News -- The decline in drinking-related auto accidents that began in the early 1990s may be over: A new survey suggests Americans are hitting the bottle more often now before they hit the road. Alcohol-related auto accidents went down by slightly more than 1 percent a year from 1993 to 1997, dropping from 123 million incidents to 116 million, according to a the report, published in the May issue of the American Journal of Preventive...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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