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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. Philip Winchester, who plays Crusoe on the show, and Tongayi Chirisa, who plays Friday in the series, are to make guest appearances Thursday at the tree house....


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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