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2014-09-08 08:27:04

Publisher and philanthropist is remembered for legendary reference works, advocacy for libraries and hallmark literary events GROSSE POINTE, Mich., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frederick Gale Ruffner, Jr., whose legendary directories and literary resources transformed library reference service around the world, died August 12, 2014 in Detroit, MI. He was 88. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140905/143543 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140905/143544 Mr....

2014-07-09 23:09:22

Though she traveled the world, what preserved her sanity was preserving this French Canadian 1850s farmhouse. Grosse Pointe, MI (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The Cadieux Farmhouse is the last remaining example of French frame architecture from the ribbon farm era, built by Detroit's French Canadian settlers, the Cadieux family. Today, July 9, 2014 9am to 11am, you will see it slowly roll down the streets of Grosse Pointe to it's new home. Beaumont Hospital Grosse Pointe needed to move...

2014-06-27 23:02:25

Pointe Dental Group's new website features elements designed with patients in mind. Grosse Pointe Farms, MI (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Pointe Dental Group announced today the official launch of its completely redesigned website, http://www.pointedentalgroup.com. With locations in Grosse Pointe Farms and Shelby Township, Michigan, Pointe Dental Group provides complete dental care for patients in the Metro Detroit area. Custom designed to meet the needs of Pointe’s patients, the new...


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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