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2009-07-03 18:06:44

A travel Web site has picked the Pasadena, Calif., Doo Dah Parade as the top quirky parade in the United States. VirtualTourist.com chose the Pasadena parade, which is famed for its barbecue and hibachi marching grill teams, for the No. 1 slot on its list of the Top Five Quirky U.S.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.