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2012-08-25 09:14:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Smokers trying to fight the urge to light up a cigarette might want to do a little walking or bike riding, as a new study suggests that exercise could help suppress nicotine cravings. University of Exeter exercise and health psychology professor Adrian A. Taylor and colleagues analyzed 19 previous clinical trials and found a correlation between physical activity and reduced cravings among smokers, Amy Norton of Reuters...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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