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Entertainment News Archive - June 17, 2006

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The 9th Shanghai International Film Festival opened on Saturday, drawing Hollywood stars to China's financial capital as the country's cultural life begins to catch up with its economic boom.

By Adrian Croft LONDON (Reuters) - As a young Beatle, Paul McCartney wondered what it would be like to be 64. On Sunday he will know.

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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