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2009-07-14 07:15:00

FISHERS, Ind., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Alya Nuri -- inspired by her mother who is an author, speaker and business coach -- started writing when she was just seven years old and became an author at the age of eight. At just nine years old, Alya has already read almost 1400 books, written three articles and a series of three books on "Things Every Kid Should Know": Smoking, Alcohol and Drugs. Alya Nuri wants to help her peers understand the dangers of things they'll most likely be...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'