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Oddities News Archive - June 09, 2003

The champagne flowed, employees milled with guests sampling hors d'oeurves and the hostess proclaimed the grand opening a success. It wasn't an ordinary opening, though.

Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.