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Entertainment News Archive - January 02, 2010

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Together with KTLA, the Tournament of Roses announced Cal Poly Universities as the winner of the second annual Viewers' Choice Award. The float, themed "Jungle Cuts," received 20,788 votes out of a total of 50,535 votes submitted.

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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