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Drinking Coffee Could Lead To Blindness
2012-10-04 13:15:54

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Like any addictive substance, coffee has a knack of drawing a distinct line in the sand between those in favor of the beverage and those who whine and complain during every family holiday when someone begins to brew a pot. Medical science also seems evenly split on the effects of coffee, with some reports calling it a detriment and others calling it delight. For instance, a May report in the New England Journal of Medicine...


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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