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2009-02-20 10:28:56

A British greenskeeper has discovered a golf ball encased inside a tree years after the ball apparently became lodged in the plant. Peter Johns, manager of the Eaton golf club in Norwich, England, said greenskeeper Richard Mitchell found the ball while cutting through the felled conifer, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. It's an incredible find, Johns said. It was pure luck that it was discovered. If Richard had cut the trunk an inch or two either way we'd never have known the ball was...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'