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2008-02-08 09:00:36

SEATTLE, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Farecast.com, the smart travel search site, today launched free international predictions for more than 200 markets from U.S. cities to the most popular destinations in Europe, Mexico, the Caribbean and Canada. Consumers concerned with the wavering economy can expect higher airfares this summer to popular international destinations. Fares to Europe during the peak summer months are on average 11 percent higher this year over 2007. Consumers will be relieved...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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