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2008-10-23 15:00:16

Teen-age members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Pasadena interested in pursuing careers in technology fields were given a big head start by BIS Computer Solutions, Inc. Executives of the La Crescenta-based computer software company delivered a multi-faceted series of demonstrations and briefings to introduce the teens to the opportunities and challenges they face in carving out a technology-focused career. Miro Macho, founder and chief executive of BIS Computer Solutions, and...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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