General News Archive - August 13, 2009
Home canning, fueled by movements to eat more fruits and vegetables, save money and eat locally, is gaining favor among younger people, a Seattle Web site says.
Word of the Day
- A handkerchief.
- Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
- In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.