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General News Archive - July 16, 2009

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Starbucks says a Seattle location that is dropping the corporate name in favor of a local-oriented moniker is the first of three stores to test new names.

Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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