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2009-02-26 10:51:00

Irish eyes will be smiling when the 34th Annual Forever Green settles on Navy Pier in support of Chicago charities CHICAGO, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080205/NYTU025) When: March 6, from 5 to 10 p.m. Where: Navy Pier's Grand Ballroom, 600 E. Grand Ave. Who: Anyone 21 and older, and you don't have to be Irish What: Some local musical acts will liven up the Irish faithful a little early this year at Chicago's largest St. Patrick's Day bash and...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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