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2009-09-18 13:05:05

A Michigan potato broker says he will give away more than 90,000 pounds of fresh produce Saturday at a county fairground in northern Minnesota. Don Armstrong, 70, selected the town of Thief River Falls for the giveaway because he grew up there, the St. Paul (Minn.) Pioneer Press reported Friday. In addition to 43,000 pounds of potatoes, Armstrong plans to dispose of 20,000 pounds of pumpkins, 17,000 pounds of squash and 12,000 pounds of cabbage. The giveaway will also include 1,000 colossal...

Word of the Day
  • 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.