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2008-09-19 15:00:32

By ROBERT NOTT I "Shakespeare like you've never seen it performed before" -- that's how director John Flax describes Grottesco's 12th Night, the local theater ensemble's take on the Bard's well-known romantic comedy of errors, Twelfth Night. The description sounds plausible, given that this isn't officially a Shakespeare work -- it's Twelfth Night from the servants' perspective, written by Flax and the participating performers, with some help from playwright Craig Barnes. The...


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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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