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Soap Box Derby has been missing from Salem. Why is that?

Statesman Journal 15 Jun 2024
The question ... But first, a little history ... …” ... None of the 300 names reviewed satisfied the group, so Scott went home and searched the C section of the dictionary, stopping at the definition of "corvette" — a speedy pursuit ship in the British navy.

Why are flags at half-staff? Peace Officers Memorial Day is May 15

The Gleaner 14 May 2024
Flags flying at half-staff in Colorado. What to know ... The U.S ... Absolutely ... Kentucky Gov ... Peace Officers Memorial Day is May 15 ... The website states "half-mast" is the preferred term by dictionaries and seems more appropriate at sea (as ships have masts).

Dan Rodricks: Dining on an invasive species and other matters you never asked for | ...

Baltimore Sun 12 Apr 2024
Collision” is defined in the Oxford English Dictionary as “the violent encounter of a moving object with another.” Given what happened — a moving container ship struck a stationary bridge — maybe “allision” should be pulled from obsolescence.

Ozarks sailor was blown overboard by jet exhaust during Vietnam War, retired officer says

Springfield News-Leader 27 Feb 2024
Right off the back of the ship ... A history of the USS Enterprise VIII is available through the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships Index on the Naval History and Heritage Command website. The ship history confirms Davis’ story about Peterman.

What is a Clipper? NBA fans question LA's new ship logo from rebranding announcement

Sportingnews 26 Feb 2024
A clipper, or clipper ship, is "a sailing ship built and rigged for speed, especially a type of three-masted ship with a fast hull form and a lofty rig," according to ... of a clipper ship.

OPINION Bevacqua: 10 years of Lukao Fuha

Guam Pacific Daily News 08 Feb 2024
One of his officers did take the time to create the first known CHamoru dictionary, featuring 67 words, but then they too simply left. At different points, there would be ships, primarily Spanish, but ...

The Woman Fighting Russia’s Carceral State

The Atlantic 11 Jan 2024
... place.” So Evgenia, a professional translator and interpreter, shipped boxes of dictionaries across the Atlantic and continued her work in the U.S., where she and Vladimir’s three children were born.

Local entrepreneurial women taste success with launch of new Lodestar whiskey brand

Santa Monica Daily Press 30 Nov 2023
According to Axster, they chose the name Lodestar because of its dual definition in the dictionary. It is both “a star that’s used to guide the course of a ship, especially the Pole Star” and “a person ...

Ever ‘shipped’ anyone? You can thank ‘The X-Files’ for that

CNN 10 Sep 2023
It’s now a commonly used word in fan culture and recognized by multiple dictionaries. “Whenever I see people online using the word ‘shippers’ or ‘shipping this couple or that couple,’ I feel a sense of ...

Anthropogeography | Athens | To July 30

Ekathimerini 26 Jul 2023
His paintings depict hybrid anthropogeography, where creatures emerge on worn-out dictionary pages, ship maps, and wood ...

Voices/Debra Karplus | If I ruled the word

The News-Gazette 29 May 2023
Perusing the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, I stumble upon the word “qivuit” (wool of a musk ox) ... The Scrabble dictionary was first published in 1978 ... I’m curious if words are ever removed from the dictionary.

Late great engineers: Thomas Telford - the ‘Colossus of Roads’

The Engineer 23 May 2023
The technological significance of the canal is emphasised in Telford’s Oxford Dictionary of National Biography entry, which states. “In engineering terms the 100 ft wide ship canal, with its ...

UAE: Meet the volunteers of world's largest floating book fair; set to arrive in Dubai on April 18

Khaleejtimes 14 Apr 2023
Logos Hope – which is operated by GBA (Good Books for All), a non-profit organisation based in Germany, continues the legacy of its sister ships Logos, Doulos and Logos II ... He is currently the ship’s ports engagement director.

SS Normandie: The French Ocean Liner Lost to a Suspicious Fire During World War II

War History Online 14 Mar 2023
To achieve this, the designers used a combination of the Art D�co and Streamline Moderne styles, ensuring the interior of the ship was grand ... USN / Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships / National Archives / Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain).