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2009-09-24 15:31:22

Authorities said a woman was arrested in Georgia for allegedly trying to smuggle live endangered fish from Vietnam in bottles of fish sauce. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said inspectors at the Atlanta Jackson Hartsfield International Airport searched the boxes being carried by Bich Phuong Truong Phan of Charlotte, N.C., on her return trip to Charlotte from Vietnam and discovered two bottles appearing to contain fermented fish in fish sauce or paste each also held a live Asian bonytongue...


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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