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2008-12-29 14:10:47

Australia's self-proclaimed Robinson Crusoe has taken out an online personal ad searching for his own Girl Friday to share his island life. David Glasheen, 65, who gave up the life of a businessman in Sydney to live the simple life on Australia's northern Restoration Island, wrote in his profile on dating site rsvp.com.au that he is seeking a Girl Friday to make my island dreams come true, The Times of London reported Monday. One of the last true adventurers! Still looking for my mermaid, the...

2008-10-14 18:00:15

NBC says it has erected a tree house in New York City to promote its new action-adventure series "Crusoe." The tree house, which will house an actor playing the Crusoe character through Friday, will be visible 24 hours a day, live at the corner of Broadway and 51st Street in New York and on the Web site www.savecrusoe.com.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.