Sunday, August 15, 2004

Charlie Chan at the Olympics Dictionary

This week's entries into the Charlie Chan Dictionary are limited but go from the terrestrial to the extraterrestrial:

FILIBUSTER (From the Spanish FILIBUSTO): An adventurer who engages in a private military action in a foreign country.

ZEPPELINS: The trademarked name for a rigid airship developed early in the 20th century by Ferdinand August Heinrich GRAF von Zeppelin. (www.worldwarI.com/sfzepp.htm)

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