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Business News Archive - September 03, 2005

By Elena Baechle The Owens Outlook ( Owens Community College ) (U-WIRE) TOLEDO, Ohio -- On March 27, 1977, a KLM Boeing 747 had to make an unexpected landing at the Los Rodeos Airport.

Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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