Quantcast

Latest Milt Sternberg Stories

2009-07-24 16:04:46

A New Mexico man who lost his class ring at a Massachusetts Army base in 1963 has gotten it back from a man who found it on a beach in Japan. Milt Sternberg, 67, told The (Santa Fe) New Mexican he probably dropped the ring while he was lowering the flag at Fort Devens to half-staff after the assassination of President John F.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
Related