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Entertainment News Archive - March 14, 2008

By Carla Meyer, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Mar. 14--Jim Carrey, as it turns out, was born to play an animated pachyderm.

NBC "Today" anchor, Al Roker, announced The New York Times best-selling children's novel "Chasing Vermeer" by author Blue Balliett and illustrated by Brett Helquist, as Al's Book Club For Kids next book pick.

Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.