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2007-01-08 06:00:14

By Regina Medina, Philadelphia Daily News Jan. 8--The Rev. Kevin R. Johnson received some Tastykakes as a Christmas present last month, but the Harlem-based minister is holding off on eating the treats. He wants them for dessert after he gets his teeth into his first-ever authentic Philadelphia cheesesteak. And he will get to enjoy that steak as a new Philly resident: Johnson was elected yesterday to be the new senior minister of the renowned Bright Hope Baptist Church. He plans to...


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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