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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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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