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2011-05-06 13:30:00

PORTLAND, Ore., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines introduced its Major League Soccer Portland "Timbers Jet" this morning to a crowd of fans in "Soccer City, USA." The Boeing 737-700 paint theme is a combination of two designs created by Paul Wright of Portland, Ore., and John Bode of San Mateo, Calif. The aircraft features the Portland Timbers' name and logo in the team's trademark colors with a rising sun across the forward part of the fuselage. "The 'Timbers Jet' is a great...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'