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2007-02-15 18:00:52

By Melanie Conklin, The Wisconsin State Journal Feb. 14--"When is the last time an unsigned band played Jimmy Kimmel?" asks Guy Benny. "I'll tell you the last time it happened: Never." The band set to change that, says Benny, is a group of Madison guys who now live in Brooklyn, N.Y.: Locksley, who are set to appear March 2 on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." Benny, the band's manager and producer, bemoans that the group gets little love in its hometown, but "the guys all love Madison." The band, made...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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