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2014-05-27 08:24:44

DALLAS, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is written by Lorraine DePasque for the American Gem Trade Association: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140513/87188 Actress and singer Taraji P. Henson says she likes to "shake it up" and take on unexpected roles--like her Oscar-nominated portrayal of Queenie in fantasy drama, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, or like one of her latest parts: as a celebrity spokes model for the 2014 AGTA Spectrum Awards(TM)...

2014-01-21 08:25:57

DALLAS, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is written by Lorraine DePasque for the American Gem Trade Association: (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140121/DC49291) January marked the beginning of two alluring roles for Marg Helgenberger: a leading character on the new CBS drama, Intelligence, and a celebrity spokesmodel for the 2014 AGTA Spectrum Awards(TM) jewelry collection. Though both projects just recently began, the multi-award-winning actress...


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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