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2005-12-20 03:45:00

By Julie Mollins TORONTO -- Most people, faced with an eight-inch jungle nymph insect with green antennae and six spiny legs, would probably run away -- even if the bug was dead and has been for years. Canadian artist Jennifer Angus took it, and 15,000 other insects, and pinned them to the walls of Toronto's textile museum for an exhibit that looks, from afar, like elaborate wallpaper and aims to parody bizarre Victorian tastes. "The Victorians were rabid collectors and nothing was...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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