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2014-03-07 08:23:13

Over 60 Schools and Libraries Across the Country Will Host Grassroots Events and Fundraisers to Support North Shore Animal League America's Rescue and Adoption Mission BURBANK, Calif., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal shelters nationwide are preparing to host the world's largest mobile cooperative adoption event as North Shore Animal League America, the world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization gets ready for its 14th annual Tour For Life. Beginning March 12...


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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