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2009-07-09 18:33:20

A new U.S. book claims Ernest Hemingway was a not-very-effective spy for the KGB during the 1940s. The Nobel prize-winning author is listed in Spies: The Rise and Fall of the KGB in America, Yale University Press, co-written by John Earl Haynes, Harvey Klehr and Alexander Vassiliev from notes Vassiliev took in Moscow archives. A former KGB officer, Vassiliev was provided with access in the 1990s to Stalin-era files, The Guardian reported. In the book, Hemingway is referred to as a...

2009-05-06 12:18:00

From player and team statistics and records both present and past to the current scores, schedules and lineups, kgb text answer service 542542 steps up to the plate with all the answers NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Baseball season is in full swing, and so are the questions to kgb regarding America's National Pastime and its rich history. Below are some actual baseball-related questions that have been hurled at kgb's 542542 text answer service since Opening Day 2009 (answers at end of...

2009-02-25 15:08:00

National Texting Tour Will Introduce 542542, kgb's Text Answer Service and Collect America's Questions in the Process, Learning What Americans Are Worried About, Laughing About and Talking About NEW YORK, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- kgb, (www.kgb.com), the creator of the 542542 (kgbkgb), the new text answer service, recently kicked off an 18-market quest to find out what Americans really want to know. A squad of highly trained kgb Special Agents will be traveling the country in a fleet of...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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