goal vs gaol :

Definitions

  • n  the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it
  • n  the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey)
  • n  game equipment consisting of the place toward which players of a game try to advance a ball or puck in order to score points
  • n  a successful attempt at scoring
    the winning goal came with less than a minute left to play

  • n  a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
  • v  lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
News & Articles

  • Fitch Takes Various Rating Actions on Goal Capital Funding Trust 2006-1 & 2007-1 Notes
    Fitch Ratings affirms the senior student loan notes issued by Goal Capital Funding Trust 2006-1 and upgrades the subordinate notes to 'A+sf' from 'Asf'. The Rating Outlook on the Goal 2006-1 senior notes, which is tied to the sovereign rating of the U.S.
    June 20, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
  • MLS Goal Timeline (June 19, 2013): Watch all the goals in Wednesday's MLS action
    Goals. They're the point of the game. Join MLSsoccer.com as we follow the MLS Matchday, from the first goal to the last, as they happen in real time.
    June 20, 2013 - MLS via Yahoo! Sports
  • Goal Zero and AT&T join up for Street Charge in NYC
    Goal Zero 's solar charging products are a favorite here at TUAW, and the company loves New Yorkers -- it provided a number of charging products during the power outages after last fall's Hurricane Sandy. Now Goal Zero, AT&T and Brooklyn-based design studio PENSA are teaming up to offer public solar-powered charging stations in NYC . Street Charge will be going live today at Fort Greene Park ...
    June 18, 2013 - The Unofficial Apple Weblog

  • Australia farmer hands over 'Ned Kelly's skull'
    An Australian farmer has handed over a skull which he says belongs to the legendary Irish bushranger Ned Kelly (no relation!) The farmer, Tom Baxter, says the skull is the one stolen in 1978 from a display case at the Old Melbourne Gaol where Kelly was hanged in 1880.
    June 28, 2013 - Irish Central
  • Australia farmer hands over 'Ned Kelly's skull'
    An Australian farmer has handed over a skull which he says belongs to the legendary Irish bushranger Ned Kelly (no relation!) The farmer, Tom Baxter, says the skull is the one stolen in 1978 from a display case at the Old Melbourne Gaol where Kelly was hanged in 1880.
    June 28, 2013 - Irish Central