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Business News Archive - December 10, 2006

By Josefina Loza, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Dec. 10--Aledia and James Mills don't make millions of dollars. But they're invited to lavish parties and hobnob with major hip-hop celebrities such as P. Diddy, Atlanta rapper T.I. and St. Louis rapper Nelly.

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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