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2009-09-02 16:53:22

The owner of a Florida hot dog stand said the 1982 black Cadillac hearse he parks by the stand during its open hours is an effective attention-getting device. Jim Belcher, 50, who grew up in a Boston-area funeral home, said curious customers come to see the hearse parked next to his Hallacious Hot Dogs stand in Lakeland but they stay for the wieners, The (Lakeland) Ledger reported Wednesday. People see this, and they want to know what's going on over here.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.