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Study Finds Tourists Keeping Connected While On Holiday
2012-06-09 05:44:46

While many people say that they take vacations to get away from it all, a new Michigan State University (MSU) study suggests that they aren't willing to relinquish their smartphones, tablets, and laptop computers while on holiday. In fact, the study, which is set to appear in an upcoming issue of the Annals of Tourism Research, revealed that people are actually more likely to use wireless devices while on vacation than at home by a 40% to 25% margin, the university said in a June 8 press...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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