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Business News Archive - April 04, 2007

DAN HODGES, son of actress and Labour politician Glenda Jackson, has become Head of News at Transport for London. "I'm looking forward to starting work and getting a desk," he tells me. "I am praying that my mum signed off some reasonable pay deals before she resigned as Minister for Transport.

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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