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Entertainment News Archive - December 29, 2009

PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets to the 2010 World Cup are already sold out, but soccer lovers can still see the U.S.

MIAMI, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Year after year, people make New Year's resolutions with the best intentions of keeping them. According to experts, however, the majority - in some studies up to 97 percent - of all New Year's resolutions are ultimately unfulfilled.

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's University Alliance publication titled Online Executive Education details several career fields to watch in 2010.

MESA, Ariz., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequoia Star Academy's new "agency ready" performing arts programs and online academics provide young actors, dancers and singers with free industry exposure, packaging, representation and availability without interrupting their education.

Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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