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Business News Archive - January 12, 2006

Boat dealers convening here for the annual Chicago Boat, RV and Outdoors Show are upbeat about 2006 sales despite the economic headwinds the industry faces.

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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