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2010-10-28 08:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Milo.com (http://milo.com), the online leader in local shopping, today announced its first mobile application developed for Android users. Milo Local Shopping, free and now available in beta, is the only app in the Android Market to search the inventory systems of local stores in real-time and tell on-the-go shoppers what's currently in-stock where, and who has the best local price. Milo's Android app uses geo-location technology to identify a...

2008-10-10 18:00:22

The Phantom Tollbooth, a classic children's tale written in the early 1960s by Norton Juster, comes to the Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts Friday. Milo, Tock and the rest of Juster's whimsical Tollbooth characters are the stars of a new, touring musical commissioned by the Kennedy Center for the Arts. The tour stops at the Thrasher-Horne for two performances. The first, at 10:30 a.m., is a school-time presentation, then at 7 p.m. there will be a Friday Family Night Out performance....

2008-08-20 18:00:17

By milo f. bryant Hey you. Yeah, you. Sit up straight when you read this column! STRAIGHT! Don't tilt your head! Hold the paper higher! GET THOSE ARMS UP! Stop thinking about those HoHo's and Ding Dongs! Look at you! You don't need them! Don't put down this paper yet! And don't you question me! I'm the boss here! You just do it when I say DO IT! Sorry, folks. That was my alter ego, Olim, sneaking in a few words. He sounds harsh, but I bet some of you read that and got a...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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