1.  Elected last month, Hassan Yussuff is the President of the Canadian Labour Congress.
  2.  Sima is the lowest layer of the earth’s crust.  It is sometimes referred to as the basal layer. Ocean floors are mainly sima.  The word derives from combining silica and magnesium.
  3.  VAIO stands for Visual Audio Intelligent Organizer, a personal computer division developed by Sony.
  4.  Ichor is the ethereal golden fluid that flows in the veins of the gods of Greek mythology.  Medically, it is also a thin, watery discharge from a wound.
  5.  Luci Li is the youngest person, at 11 years old, ever to qualify for this year’s LPGA. She was born in Silicon Valley but lives in Florda to be near her coach.