Latest Peggy Stories

2008-09-30 15:00:36

By ROBERT FELDBERG, STAFF WRITER SPEED-THE-PLOW Previews begin Friday; opens Oct. 23. Ethel Barrymore Theatre Years don't get much better than the one Elisabeth Moss is having. She plays a major character on "Mad Men," which, in its second season, has become one of TV's hottest drama series. (It recently won an Emmy for best dramatic series, becoming the first basic cable series to do so.) And she'll be making her Broadway debut, in a revival of David Mamet's Hollywood...

2008-09-08 12:00:16

On AMC's hit show Mad Men, character Peggy Olson is the ambitious secretary-turned-copywriter at fictional Manhattan advertising agency Sterling Cooper. On the show, which is set in 1962, she's excellent at keeping secrets -- such as how she bore a child out of wedlock. Off the show, she's more forthcoming. Olson -- or rather, a person posing as her -- uses the microblogging service Twitter to give fans a peek into her inner thoughts: "The men in the office are headed to the Oyster Bar. I'm...

2008-06-19 06:00:00

Kutenga, a female African elephant, was only 27 when she collapsed in her stall at the Philadelphia Zoo in 1991 and died despite heroic efforts to get her to her feet, including trying to lift her with the hook from a tow truck. Peggy, 52, a female Asian elephant, fell to the concrete floor of the zoo's elephant quarters in 1994 and was euthanized shortly afterward because of debilitating arthritis and dental disease, which made eating difficult. Monday morning, a keeper found Petal, 52,...

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  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'