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2006-04-05 07:50:00

By Lee Chyen Yee TAOYUAN, Taiwan (Reuters) - It tastes bitter, turns your teeth black and causes cancer, but it also gives you a buzz and is served by scantily clad young women.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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