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Bath Salts Compared To Cocaine In New Study
2012-07-24 10:13:59

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The phrase “bath salts” normally evokes an image of a soothing bubble bath. However, recently it has had a double meaning and applies to a type of synthetic stimulants that have become more popular with recreational drug users over the past five years. Much of the popularity is due to the available supply as well as lack of restrictions and regulations in purchasing through the Internet and local convenience stores....


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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