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2009-11-18 13:56:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Philanthropist and Houston Rockets All Star Yao Ming today announced a major collaboration between his Yao Ming Foundation and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH). The Yao Ming Foundation Gala presented by iTalk Global Communications, Inc., the New Global Telecom Service Provider, will take place on Saturday, January 30, 2010 against the grand backdrop of the MFAH's Cullinan Hall. Proceeds from the event will provide funds for the permanent MFAH...


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.'