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2008-08-14 18:00:19

By JENNIFER FERNANDEZ WINSTON-SALEM -- The city's move away from manufacturing to a knowledge-based economy appears to be a smart one. Winston-Salem, once the king of tobacco, received a new moniker in 2008 : "Intelligent Community." The city was one of seven communities worldwide recognized as a model for economic development in the 21st century. The title is bestowed annually by the Intelligent Community Forum, a New York- based think tank that focuses on job creation and economic...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.