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2012-12-19 05:04:07

Medzilla Reports: In November the nation saw an important drop in the country's unemployment rate, signaling the continued steady improvement of the overall economic situation (bls.gov, 12/7/2012). In spite of pundits' allegations that job numbers would show lower than expected additions because of Hurricane Sandy, 146,000 new positions were created and the unemployment rate fell down even further, to 7.7% (http://money.cnn.com, 12/7/2012). Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 18, 2012 The American...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • 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.'