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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.

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).

From 'babaloo' to 'slop chest,' these are 35 secret terms only cruise workers know — ...

Business Insider 09 Feb 2023
On a single cruise ship, there may be cruise workers from over 40 countries ... Insider compiled a dictionary of cruise ship language based on interviews with cruise workers, previous reporting, and industry blogs.

Some well-known etymologies are too good to be true

Economist 02 Feb 2023
The American Heritage Dictionary lists its Index of Indo-European Roots free online, so curious readers can research how poppycock and cacophony share an old root that means, well, Ship High In Transit.

Rachel Riley claims Countdown viewership has multiplied since ‘friendly’ presenter Colin Murray replaced Anne Robinson

Metro UK 18 Jan 2023
Channel 4) ... ‘Just to have someone who enjoys their job and wants to be there and please everybody, never mind me, but Susie Dent in dictionary corner and the crew, it’s a really happy ship ... PA) ... Twitter) ... That’s why we make it, isn’t it?’ ... Channel 4) ... ....

Ukrainian Border Guard's Response To Russian Warship Over Radio Recognized By MFA Lithuania As Phrase ...

MENA FN 16 Jan 2023
(MENAFN - UkrinForm) Recently, the Myslovo dictionary of the modern Ukrainian language recognized the phrase 'Russian military ship, go **** yourself...' as phrase of the year 2022. That's according ... .