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2011-08-15 13:53:00

David Mireles of San Antonio, TX has been honored with a recognition by Texas Monthly in its selection of "Top Texas Dentists." SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the December, 2010 issue of Texas Monthly published by Emmis Publishing Corporation. David Mireles was selected for the following honor: "Top Texas Dentists" (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110815/DC52270) David Mireles commented on the recognition:...

2011-06-20 07:30:00

truth® youth smoking prevention campaign kicks off annual summer tour WASHINGTON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- truth, the nation's largest smoking prevention campaign for youth, will begin its 12th annual nationwide summer tour on Friday, June 24, with a stop in Dallas, Texas. Traveling throughout the United States this summer, truth continues its life-saving mission to educate young people about the health effects, addictiveness and social consequences of...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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