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2013-07-30 23:04:58

Baby Boomers are perhaps the first generation of Americans to reach their golden years carrying debt, and aggressive debt collectors are increasingly taking advantage of declining health and vulnerabilities to collect. Nationally recognized consumer advocate Joel S Pate of American Collection Defense notes, a rise in the number of Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) complaints filed by senior citizens over debts that are too old to collect, for amounts more than is owed and even for...

2013-07-23 23:29:36

Lexington Law’s upcoming TweetChat titled, “Why Have Medical Bills Ruined My Life?” scheduled for July 26th will allow Twitter users to submit their questions to a top credit insider. (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Lexington Law, the nation’s leading provider of consumer credit report repair services, is taking to Twitter for its upcoming TweetChat titled, “Why Have Medical Bills Ruined My Life?” During the live event, Lexington Law will address the topic of medical bill debt, the...

2013-07-22 23:22:13

Some 400 injury claims against Skechers related to its original toning shoe products are moving forward, some settlements have been reached and checks disbursed, announced attorney Robert Jenner, partner with Janet, Jenner & Suggs. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Injury claims against Skechers related to its original toning shoe products are moving forward and some settlements have been reached and checks disbursed, announced attorney Robert Jenner, partner with Janet,...

2013-07-01 23:21:55

Ballard Graham Served FDA for 32 Years Louisville, KY (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 Ballard H. Graham, who rose to the position of Atlanta district director during his 32 years with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, received the Associate Member Award on June 11, 2013, at the 117th AFDO Annual Educational Conference. This annual award is based upon long-term active membership in the Association of Food and Drug Officials, active involvement in committee work, development of model codes and...

2013-06-28 23:24:39

International Honor for Exemplary Success and Leadership in Food Safety Louisville, Ky (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Dan S. Smyly, a retired executive and former director of Florida’s Division of Food Safety who has played a key role in the development of a fully integrated national food safety system, was awarded the Harvey W. Wiley Award on June 11, 2013, at the 117th AFDO Annual Educational Conference. The Harvey W. Wiley Award is AFDO's most prestigious award. It is presented to a...

2013-06-06 23:24:02

Donald J. Dymer, president and chief executive officer of SingleSource background screening says recent study from FTC provides compelling reasons for extra caution when hiring in Florida. Federal Trade Commission reports that the Sunshine State has the highest rates of identify theft and fraud in the United States. Jacksonville Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 “The Federal Trade Commission´s 2012 Consumer Sentinel Network* report recently was cited by the Business Journal of...

2013-05-30 23:04:36

Lexington Law´s credit repair specialists will field consumer questions during its first bi-monthly TweetChat on Friday, May 31st, 2013. (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 On Friday, May 31st Twitter users can submit a questions to the experts at Lexington Law, the nation's leading provider of consumer credit correction services. The TweetChat will begin at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time and last for one hour. Access to this type of credit specialist on Twitter is unprecedented. This first bi-monthly event...


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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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