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Indoor Laundry Drying Could Be Hazardous To Your Health
2012-11-03 06:17:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Drying clothes indoors could pose health risks to those suffering from asthma, hay fever and other allergies, according to researchers from the Mackintosh School of Architecture in Glasgow, Scotland. According to Daily Mail writer Claire Bates, the problem stems from individuals choosing to hang their wet clothes inside instead of outside due to the threat of inclement weather. The study discovered many homes had too much indoor...


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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