General News Archive - April 09, 2009


A group of Chicago residents say they filled 15 potholes in neighborhood roads since city construction crews apparently had better things to do.


Decorated Easter eggs left out on display are not safe to eat, Canadian governmental health officials warn.

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.