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2013-02-21 23:02:44

"Whale Watching Spoken Here" marks the start of land-based gray whale watching on the Washington coast, which begins in late March and continues through June. Platforms near steep cliff faces and wide open beaches provide multiple vantage points for avid and casual whale watchers on Washington's Long Beach Peninsula. ILWACO, Wash. (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 The Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, at Cape Disappointment State Park in Ilwaco, will participate in a week´s worth of...


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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