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2008-12-02 19:14:05

A space-strapped Crewe, England, man said he has set up his model trains where no locomotives have gone before -- the ceiling of his home. Keith Beadle, 73, said he has spent $10,000 patenting his magnet-powered designs for the upside-down model train track and he is now seeking a major manufacturer to mass-produce his idea, The Daily Telegraph reported Tuesday. It is a question of getting the magnets just right. It was trial and error at first but know I have got it down to a fine art,...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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