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2009-08-30 13:57:47

A family of tourists in Salt Lake City got more than they bargained for when a spooked horse turned their carriage ride into a derby race, police say. Salt Lake City Police Lt. Mark Scharman said the visiting Idaho Falls, Idaho, family, whose identity was not reported, was fine following the impromptu horse race in downtown Salt Lake City Saturday, The Salt Lake Tribune reported Sunday. Scharman said the incident began when the 12-year-old horse pulling the carriage was spooked for unknown...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.