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General News Archive - May 13, 2007

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A plane crash killed a pilot and four members of a group of skydivers Saturday in northwestern Montana, leaving no survivors, authorities said.

By CARA RUBINSKY WOODSTOCK, Conn. - Here's the naked truth about nude recreation: The people who practice it aren't getting any younger.

Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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