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Wye Accord Primer

This article was posted on December, 1998. Related Links Facts Behind the NewsDaily Almanac The Oct. 1998 summit at Wye Mills, Md., generated the first real progress in the stymie…

Accord

Accord′ means “heart to heart.” (Latin, ad corda.) If two persons like and dislike the same things, they are heart to heart with each other. Similarly, “con-cord&#82…

To Age as accords

To do what is fit and right (Scotch law term). Here “Age” is from the Latin agere, to do. “To set about the matter in a regular manner, or, as he termed it ... to “…

According to Jim

ABCWednesday 8:30–9:00 p.m.Cast:Jim Belushi, Courtney Thorne-Smith Belushi and Thorne-Smith play a married, working-class suburban couple with three young children, well four if you coun…

Gospel according to ...

The chief teaching of [so-and-so]. “The Gospel according to Mammon” is the making and collecting of money. “The Gospel according to Sir Pertinax Mac Sycophant,” is b…

Cut your Coat according to your Cloth

Stretch your arm no farther than your sleeve will reach. Little barks must keep near shore, Larger ones may venture more. French: “Selon ta bourse nourris ta bouche.” “S…

End of the World

(The). According to rabbinical mythology, the world is to last six thousand years. The reasons assigned are (1) because the name Jehova contains six letters; (2) because the Hebrew letter m…

News of the World

While bloody wars broke out in Kosovo and Chechnya, the possiblity of peace in the Middle East and Northern Ireland grew more palpable. by Borgna Brunner Kosovo | Russia | Ka…

World Steel Production

The Question: Does Russia produce the most steel of any country in the world? The Answer: No. According to the International Iron and Steel …

The Highest City in the World

The Question: Can you please tell me what the world's highest city is? The Answer: According to The Guinness Book of World Records, the highest town in the world is Wenzhuan, which wa…