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2009-07-24 16:04:46

A New Mexico man who lost his class ring at a Massachusetts Army base in 1963 has gotten it back from a man who found it on a beach in Japan. Milt Sternberg, 67, told The (Santa Fe) New Mexican he probably dropped the ring while he was lowering the flag at Fort Devens to half-staff after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. He said he took his gloves off while he was lowering the flag. Sternberg bought the ring in 1959 while he was a Senate page in Washington. When I took my gloves...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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