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2013-04-03 23:02:30

Sharon Kleyne Hour Host Discusses Drought with Author Charles Fishman. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 Despite the nation´s worst drought in 60 years, says water advocate and talk show host Sharon Kleyne, complacency, not a lack of water, is responsible for the growing US fresh water crisis. America´s engineering brilliance 100 years ago, Kleyne explains, created a system of safe and abundant fresh water available to everyone at minimal cost. As a result, most US citizens...


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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