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2014-05-13 12:35:06

Minorities form united front against racism in NBA and NFL sports clubs. WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of the appalling comments declared by Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, it's worth noting that the same level of racism, bigotry, and hatred survives in the National Football League (NFL). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110325/MM71964LOGO "It's commendable that the National Basketball Association (NBA) has responded in...


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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