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2006-03-07 08:40:10

By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - Something special is brewing on the tiny rural island of Wadmalaw. Among the old frame houses, boat landings, live oaks draped in Spanish moss and 19th-century churches, is the only tea farm in the United States. And if all goes as planned, the Charleston Tea Plantation will soon expand and an American tea now available only locally will go national. The plantation, about 20 miles southeast of Charleston, covers 127 acres, 30...

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2006-03-07 08:40:00

By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, South Carolina -- Something special is brewing on the tiny rural island of Wadmalaw. Among the old frame houses, boat landings, live oaks draped in Spanish moss and 19th-century churches, is the only tea farm in the United States. And if all goes as planned, the Charleston Tea Plantation will soon expand and an American tea now available only locally will go national. The plantation, about 20 miles southeast of Charleston, covers 127 acres, 30 of which are...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin