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Stories for February 10, 2007

M’waukee Talk

Feb. 10
KPBS Public Broadcasting

Can you understand Milwaukee talk? Martha and Grant get a call from behind Wisconsin’s “cheddar curtain.” And ... etymology anyone? What are the origins of odd words like “cuckold” and “nincompoop”? Also, puzzle guy Greg Pliska has a game about famous word trios that’ll make you fall “hook, line, and sinker.”

Miramar Marine Killed, 19 Injured in Truck Rollover

Feb. 10
By Andrew Phelps and KPBS Public Broadcasting

One Marine has been killed and 19 others are in the hospital following a training accident in San Diego today. The seven-ton truck they were riding in rolled over. It happened early this morning on the eastern part of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar. Maj. Todd Sudmeyer is a public affairs officer at Miramar.