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2009-03-02 14:06:51

Holding company JM Family Enterprises said it would cut 11 percent of its workforce to adjust to a sharp decline in U.S. automobile sales. The company's automobile distribution business was designed to operate within margins that assumes 16 million domestic automobile sales a year, Chief Executive Officer Colin Brown said in a statement reported Monday by The Miami Herald. This year, automobile sales in the United States are expected to be around 11 million cars, the newspaper said. This...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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