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2007-05-20 09:00:18

By ASSOCIATED PRESS Travel-booking Web sites are starting to offer information, assistance and even discounts and grants for volunteer vacations. Travelocity.com now provides information about "voluntourism" through organizations such as Earthwatch, Cross-Cultural Solutions, Globe Aware and Take Pride in America. The Web site is also awarding $5,000 grants for volunteer vacations through its "Travel for Good" program. Two awards will be offered every three months to customers. The...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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