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2005-07-09 10:17:09

America's love affair with the road may be polluting its fields and streams: Researchers say runoff from sealant-covered parking lots and driveways can flood nearby water systems with known carcinogens.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.