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2009-09-06 18:55:24

UC-San Diego pole vaulter Leon Roach has died from injuries suffered in training accident, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday. Roach, 19, a sophomore from Huntington Beach, Calif., was brought to the Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla Thursday in critical condition. The hospital said he died Saturday night. An autopsy was planned. The San Diego County Medical Examiner's office said Roach, a former pole vaulting phenom at Marina High School in Huntington Beach, missed the padding after...


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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.