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2008-08-05 18:00:40

Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council, along with nationally recognized speakers and authors, are raising awareness of issues affecting girls at We Believe in Girls! Summit 2008. We Believe in Girls! Summit 2008 is an imperative event, and will be held on Saturday, August 16 from 2-5:30 p.m. at the Ontario Convention Center, 2000 E. Convention Center Way, Ontario 91764. Registration fee is $45 and open to the public; and includes an informative conference, book signing opportunity, fun tote...


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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