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2005-09-21 13:48:02

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Bankrupt Northwest Airlines plans to lay off about 1,400 flight attendants, the union representing the workers said on Wednesday. The Professional Flight Attendants Association said in a posting on its Web site that the No. 4 U.S. carrier has said it plans two rounds of flight attendant furloughs. The first round will affect 900 flight attendants starting October 31, the union said. A second round of about 500 furloughs is set for January. The PFAA represents...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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