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2013-11-22 23:37:31

The holiday season usually focuses on that joyous ritual of hunting down presents and buying gifts for children to fill their wish lists. Many will often hear friends joke about those who get something they can’t use, don’t want, or have absolutely no use for - that is, until Safer Wholesale came to town. Joliet, IL (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Turkey day will come and go, leaving only one massive crusade to conquer: Black Friday shopping. Instead of getting presents by virtue of...


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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