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2008-08-20 18:00:44

By DAN SCANLAN It's basically a big muddy field on Bartram Springs Parkway right now, about 11/2 miles off Philips Highway and almost as far south as one can go in Duval County. In a year, the spot where Duval County's top school officials broke ground (mud?) Aug. 13 will become a new W-shaped elementary school on Bartram Springs Parkway. That means a school with room for about 800 students, giving the closest public school, Greenland Pines, a break from its current overcrowding. It...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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