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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.