General News Archive - July 12, 2009
Florida's alligator skin trade has been bitten by the recession, and the owner of one the state's oldest operations says he may be closing.
Word of the Day
- an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
- In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]