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2009-04-23 17:31:19

A dog trainer said his pair of cairn terriers could join the touring company of The Wizard of Oz if they perform well in a Pennsylvania high school show. Bill Berloni -- a Connecticut trainer who says he has provided many of Broadway's animal actors for the past 30 years -- said if his dogs, Nigel and Loki, perform well in the Woodland Hills High School production of The Wizard of Oz they will move on to train for the national touring company of the play, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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