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2009-06-18 17:08:00

On View July 7 - October 20, 2009 at San Francisco's Jazz Heritage Center Specially Commissioned Composition by John Schott to Premiere at Reception on Sunday, July 19, from 4 p.m.

2008-07-02 18:00:08

By CAREN BURMEISTER JACKSONVILLE BEACH - The one-foot hop challenge looked easier than it was, tripping up nearly all the summer campers at the Rhoda Martin Cultural Heritage Center and their fitness instructor, an adult who can do a walking handstand while counting to 20.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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