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Education News Archive - August 22, 2005

Aug. 20--The region's colleges and universities are making the grade as some of the nation's best. All five area schools are ranked in the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges," which hits newsstands Monday. U.S.

Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.