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2009-01-27 09:38:00

Industry entrepreneur brings years of experience building online advertising and digital media businesses NEEDHAM, Mass., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Extreme Reach, Inc., a pioneer in connecting and simplifying the world of video advertising, today announced the appointment of industry veteran and serial entrepreneur, Tom MacIsaac, to its board of directors. MacIsaac has a long history of working with leading technology companies and was formerly CEO of Lightningcast, and an executive at AOL....

2008-09-17 15:00:23

CARTHAGE - Cape Breton fiddler Wendy MacIsaac and guitarist Patrick Gills will take the stage Thursday, Sept. 25, at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center. A sought-after fiddler, piano player and step dancer, MacIsaac has toured worldwide for the last 10 years with Mary Jane Lamond, Ashley MacIsaac and Beolach, her band, and as a solo performer. Her recordings include "The Reel Thing," 1994; "That's What You Get," 1996; and her latest album, "Timeline," 2003. Beolach recorded a self-titled...

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2008-07-03 13:00:00

Notorious Canadian fiddler Ashley MacIsaac has put half his future music earnings up for auction on eBay. The bidding starts at C$1.5 million. MacIsaac became an international celebrity in 1997 after a controversial appearance during a taping of "Late Night With Conan O'Brien," where he reportedly exposed his private parts as he kicked up his kilt during his performance. The Cape Breton musician declared personal bankruptcy in 2000. "I'm 33, I have at least a good 40 years of earning...


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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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