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2010-03-12 06:45:00

The New York State Assembly is proposing a ban on the use of salt to prepare meals in restaurants, and Big Apple chefs and restaurant owners alike were voicing their displeasure on Thursday. The legislation, Bill A10129, was proposed by Brooklyn democrat Felix Ortiz on March 5 and states in part: "No owner or operator of a restaurant in this state shall use salt in any form in the preparation of any food for consumption by customers of such restaurant, including food prepared to be consumed...


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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