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2008-10-08 18:00:00

By Karen Price AS far as poetic inspiration goes, motorway service stations would not be most people's cup of tea. But a group of people who have been moved to write odes to their favourite motorway stop-offs will be among those attending a Cardiff Literary Festival. Baylit, which opens tomorrow, aims to discover if literature is still attracting audiences through a host of innovative events. It will feature emerging authors with unique writing styles, not only within literature...


Word of the Day
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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