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2009-09-28 11:59:00

Home prices in Britain rose 0.2 percent in September -- the second consecutive monthly increase, Hometrack said. The annual rate of decline slowed to 5.6 percent, said Hometrack, a residential property search group. In August, declines were running an annual rate of 6.7 percent. The market was still wobbly, Hometrack's director of research Richard Donnell said. A fundamental imbalance still exists between supply and demand and question marks remain as to how long this situation can last and...


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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