Education News Archive - December 16, 2005

By Damien Fisher, Eagle Times, Claremont, N.H. Dec. 15--PLAINFIELD -- United States Bankruptcy Court Judge Michael Deasly denied Jo and Jerry Evarts' motion to have $75,000 removed from the claim made against them by the River Valley Country Day School.

Word of the Day
  • 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.