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2013-10-16 23:33:05

Non-stop 24 straight hours of all-out digital war: Hundreds of serious gamers will converge in Bloomington (Indiana) for a full day and night of high-tech video carnage October 19, fueled by Smithville Communications' high-speed fiber network with broadband speeds exceeding 360 mbps. The 25th Lan Wars digital gaming event, organized by IU Gaming and sponsored by Smithville Communications, will take place at the Monroe County Fairgrounds on Saturday, October 19, beginning at noon and...


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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