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2012-08-14 20:17:43

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online I just checked. It´s not April 1st. It might, however, be the beginning stages of the apocalypse. Perhaps it´s time to begin tying up any personal loose ends or perform any long-forgotten religious rituals. Development group RedPepper Labs (the same group who created the incredibly clever Siri-controlled beer truck, Beeri) have created one of the most frightening and unholy devices in recent history, called...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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