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2010-06-02 17:16:09

They live in enclaves with little contact with home or with the Mexican mainstream Baby boomers retiring in Mexico may find it's cheaper to live there than in Canada or the U.S., however, a study suggests retirees are often isolated both from their families back home "“ and from the mainstream of Mexican life. The study, by Jesse O'Brien of the University of Calgary, will be presented at the 2010 Congress for the Humanities and Social Sciences taking place at Montreal's Concordia...

2008-09-08 15:00:42

Jesse O'Brien became a familiar face when he hit TV screens on New Zealand Idol in 2006. Wintec journalism student Matt Bowen finds out that the reality show pushed the former pastor into a more musical direction. -------------------- Self-confessed "has-been that never was" Jesse O'Brien has managed to sidestep what he calls the New Zealand Idol curse. When the Hamilton man spoke with the Waikato Times in 2006, after finishing fourth in the television show's second season, he was a...


Word of the Day
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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