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2008-06-26 15:02:58

By MULROONEY, Paul SEVEN administrative staff from Victoria University's College of Education have lost their jobs, and up to 22 academic staff could also be out of work. Dean of education Professor Dugald Scott confirmed the administrative job cuts -- part of an overhaul in which 20 existing positions have been phased out and only 13 new general positions created. All general staff within the college were invited to apply for the new positions, he said yesterday, as the university...


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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