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2009-06-17 15:44:03

Police in Raleigh, N.C., said a suspected street artist was arrested for allegedly using road construction barrels to create an art work. The Raleigh Police Department said Joseph Carnevale, 22, a North Carolina State University student who has never confirmed or denied his identity as artist uliveandyouburn, was charged with larceny for removing the construction barrels from the side of the road, even though he returned them to the road construction site on Hillsborough Street as the barrel...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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