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2008-08-11 15:00:42

By Spare Change SUSAN STIGER Of the Journal You will not need a wand to understand this column. It will only feel that way. Meredith Eisenberg works at her Albuquerque home for full-time wages she amasses from a half-time career.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.