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2008-08-18 09:01:01

CHICAGO, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- When the doctor told Dionne she had breast cancer, she was stunned. This wasn't supposed to happen. She had children, a husband, and a family that needed her. She would have to undergo extensive chemotherapy, which meant spending money she didn't have. She felt scared, worried, and angry. But mostly, she felt alone. But help was just around the corner. During her treatment, she was referred to a non-profit organization whose sole purpose was to help people...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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