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2008-06-24 15:02:13

By MELISSA HEALY, LOS ANGELES TIMES The idea that fresh vegetables can bear the same contami- nants long attributed to meat and mayon- naise can really crash a picnic. Now that summer's here, are you ready to enjoy the simple pleasures? Let's get ready then. Hat, sunscreen and shades to protect from skin cancer-causing UVA and UVB rays? Check. Insect repellent with DEET to ward off mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus and ticks bearing Lyme disease? Check. Bike helmet, hand sanitizer and...


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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