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2008-07-14 06:00:25

By Beth L. Jokinen, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 14--LIMA -- Don't let Elizabeth Stein hear anyone say only guys play the drums. Not only will she quickly dispute the claim, she'll flat out prove it wrong. Stein, who recently graduated from Lima Senior High School, began playing percussion in the sixth grade and has continued ever since. "I don't like people telling me I can't do something," she said. "The drums were just something different. I was set on playing them." Along with...


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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