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2009-01-27 22:53:01

Prayers for Bobby, a U.S. television movie starring Sigourney Weaver, was watched by 3.8 million people when it premiered, Lifetime announced. Based on Leroy Aarons' book of the same name, Prayers tells the real-life story of Mary Griffith, a profoundly religious wife and mother who questioned her faith after the suicide of her gay son. Weaver, known for her roles in Aliens, Gorillas in the Mist, Working Girl and Baby Mama, made her television movie debut with Prayers, which premiered last...


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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.