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Rolls Royce Supports Bloodhound Supercar
2013-05-13 10:41:35

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While we often say “that car was flying” when we see someone speeding down the highway, the jet-engine powered Bloodhound SuperSonic Car (SSC ) would easily leave the most determined lead-foot in the dust. Fittingly, the vehicle first made its debut at the Farnborough International Air Show in the United Kingdom back in 2010. Now, efforts to produce the supercar are moving into top gear....


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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