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Education News Archive - March 08, 2006

By Rick Shefchik, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Mar. 8--Mike Randolph watches a tape of the game at least once a year. Pat Westrum thinks about it at tournament time, or whenever he runs into Randolph.

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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