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General News Archive - July 03, 2003

The number of Americans celebrating their independence with out-of-town trips is rising, according to the AAA, which estimates travel for the Fourth of July weekend will be at its highest level in at least nine years.

Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.