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General News Archive - June 05, 2004

SEATTLE - From barnacles to limpets, crabs and sea stars, the lowest tides in 19 years are revealing all sorts of unusual creatures trapped in tidepools - to the delight of beach-combing masses. Hundreds of people hit the sands Friday, with many more expected to head out over the weekend.

Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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