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2009-04-21 17:08:17

Columbus Zoo said more than 9,000 people have sent in suggestions for the Ohio attraction's Name the Baby Elephant Contest. The zoo said officials will whittle the suggestions for the elephant born at the zoo March 27 down to three finalists that the public will be able to vote for on the zoo's Web site from Saturday to May 6, The Columbus Dispatch reported Tuesday. Officials said suggestions from the public include Barack, Obama, Dumbo, Peanut and Jack -- a reference to famed zookeeper and...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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