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2008-10-01 15:00:27

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In October, the National Archives will present a series of public programs inspired by the new exhibition 1783: Subject or Citizen? that runs from October 3, 2008 through January 25, 2009, in the Lawrence F. O'Brien Gallery. These programs include an evening with a discussion of the Treaty's legacy, a special screening of the movie 1776, and a salute to the National Film Board of Canada. All events are free and open to the public, and will be...


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.