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2005-08-24 14:17:08

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The derailment of a CSX Corp. freight train in New York City has forced the cancellation of long-distance Amtrak passenger train service between New York and Boston, Amtrak said on Wednesday. CSX spokeswoman Misty Skipper said four freight cars derailed Tuesday morning in New York's Bronx borough, damaging overhead electrical lines. Three of the cars were empty and the fourth carried plywood, she said. There were no injuries. Amtrak said the cancellation of...


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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