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2008-12-25 14:12:34

Notre Dame Coach Charlie Weiss says his team did a heck of a job ignoring Honolulu's tropical distractions to rip Hawaii 49-21 in Christmas Eve's Hawaii Bowl. Notre Dame snapped an NCAA-record nine-game bowl losing streak. The Fighting Irish won their first bowl game since beating Texas A&M at the 1994 Cotton Bowl. It's been a long time since we've won a bowl game, said Weiss, who spent most of the game in the coaches box above the field because of a bad knee that will require surgery....


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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