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2009-07-31 13:58:46

The Longleat Hedge Maze in Warminster, England, topped a California-based travel Web site's list of the Top Five Most Amazing Mazes. VirtualTourist.com said it chose the Longleat Hedge Maze for the top position on the list because of its observation tower at the end that allows those who have completed the maze to observe people who are still lost. Coming in second was the Ashcombe Maze & Water Gardens in Victoria, Australia, which was cited for its more than 1,200 rose bushes including...


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.