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2008-08-26 18:00:48

TWENTY four of crisis hit Cains pubs have now been closed. A team from administrators PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) which is now running Liverpool's Cains Beer Company have identified them as loss making. The company has confirmed the Thatch and Thistle in Southport's Norwood Road is one of them. The Ship Inn at Lathom, near Burscough, had already been revealed as a victim of Cains' financial problems. The rest of the closures were in pubs across the 115-strong north west estate of...


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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.