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2008-07-27 03:00:25

Scottish fishermen say they are finding unusual quantities of octopus and other warm-water creatures in their nets and lobster pots. Where once fishermen were lucky to see, let alone catch an octopus, now they are finding up to 300 a time as the creatures invade the creels in search of the same bait that is used to attract lobsters and crabs, Duncan MacInnes of the Western Isles Fisherman's Association told The Observer. MacInnes said that while the octopus are a commercial catch, they...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.