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2008-08-11 09:01:01

Scooter Kids, LLC announced that Sean Catherine Derek, acclaimed writer for various films, has partnered with the company to write the movie script for "The Adventures of Scooter McDoogal." The movie will be based on the comic book series that follows the adventures of Scooter and his friends as they travel through space and time to explore geography, history, science and the arts. Along the way they learn valuable life lessons and get involved in plenty of mischief. Sean Catherine Derek...

2006-05-03 19:12:57

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Santa Anita Derby winner Brother Derek drew the 18 post for Saturday's Kentucky Derby and was installed as the 3-1 morning line favorite. A full 20-horse field is set to run at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., with unbeaten Barbaro bolting from the number eight post and Lawyer Ron from the 17th, both at early 4-1 odds. Brother Derek trainer Dan Hendricks, saddling his first horse for the Kentucky Derby, said he did not mind starting out wide and avoiding the...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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