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2014-05-01 12:32:16

Urges Older Pennsylvanians to Stay Safe and Healthy HARRISBURG, Pa., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Aging Brian Duke urges all Pennsylvanians to join in the national celebration of Older Americans Month. This year's theme, "Safe Today. Healthy Tomorrow," focuses on injury prevention and safety to encourage older adults to learn how to protect themselves and remain healthy and independent for as long as possible. "For 35 years, the department has been proudly serving older...


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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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