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2011-08-17 08:24:00

POLITICS, LAW, AND FACTS WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Iran Policy Committee: WHEN: 9:30a-11:00a, Thursday, 18 August 2011 WHERE: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 529 14(th) St. NW, Washington DC WHY: As the White House calls for regime change in Arab states, it acknowledges little is known about dissidents who might replace ruling elites. Regime change in Egypt and Tunisia and efforts to change regimes in Libya,...


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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