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2008-07-13 00:00:00

By Douglas K Daniel WASHINGTON -- Tony Snow, a conservative writer and commentator who cheerfully sparred with reporters in the White House briefing room during a stint as President Bush's press secretary, died today of colon cancer. He was 53. "America has lost a devoted public servant and a man of character," President Bush said in a statement from Camp David, where he was spending the weekend. "It was a joy to watch Tony at the podium each day. He brought wit, grace, and a great love of...

2006-08-02 14:56:14

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush, spokesmen for four ex-presidents and throngs of reporters said farewell on Wednesday to the scruffy White House briefing room, scheduled for demolition after 35 years of spin and jousting. "Looks a little crowded here, and so, you want to double the size? Forget it!" Bush said in an impromptu visit to the briefing room with his wife, Laura, after spokesman Tony Snow completed the last briefing there. The briefing room...

2006-04-26 08:40:57

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush named Fox News Radio host Tony Snow as the new White House press secretary on Wednesday in his latest move aimed at shaking up his staff and breathing new life into his presidency. "I'm here in the briefing room to break some news, I've asked Tony Snow to serve as my new press secretary," Bush told a crowd of reporters in the White House press briefing room. Snow, 50, will replace Scott McClellan, who announced his resignation last week...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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