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2009-07-31 13:58:46

The Longleat Hedge Maze in Warminster, England, topped a California-based travel Web site's list of the Top Five Most Amazing Mazes. VirtualTourist.com said it chose the Longleat Hedge Maze for the top position on the list because of its observation tower at the end that allows those who have completed the maze to observe people who are still lost. Coming in second was the Ashcombe Maze & Water Gardens in Victoria, Australia, which was cited for its more than 1,200 rose bushes including...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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