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2009-05-13 11:39:00

WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kiplinger Washington Editors has hired Robert Long as Managing Editor for Kiplinger.com, managing daily editorial operations across the site and leading in the ongoing integration with Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine and business forecasting newsletters. Long joins Kiplinger from AARP, where he launched companion websites to the world's largest-circulation publications--AARP Bulletin, AARP The Magazine, and AARP Segunda Juventud. As...


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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