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2012-08-11 08:13:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has once again reduced the estimated corn production from American farmers as the country's farming industry continues to struggle amid the worst drought conditions in fifty years, various media outlets reported on Friday. According to Ricardo Lopez of the Los Angeles Times, the lack of precipitation in the Midwest region of the nation has forced the USDA to lower its estimate for the corn...


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.