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2009-04-29 22:39:11

U.S. TV weatherman Al Roker has been named host of Wake Up with Al, a new weekday morning program, The Weather Channel said Wednesday. The network's Stephanie Abrams will serve as co-host of the one-hour program that will air weekdays from 6-7 a.m. ET beginning this summer. Roker, a seven-time Emmy Award-winner, has been the weather and feature reporter on NBC's Today program since 1996. He plans to continue his duties with that show, as well as his own series. Simply put -- Al Roker is...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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