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2008-12-01 20:58:37

A steer in Alstone, England, has been named Britain's heaviest bull after weighing in at more than 3,500 pounds during a charity weight-guessing contest. The Field Marshall, a bull owned by Arther Duckett, 78, was weighed on a scale used to determine the weight of trucks during the Guess the Weight contest -- which raised money for a new oncology unit at Musgrove Park Hospital in the town of Taunton' -- and was found to have gained 500 pounds since last weighed in 2007, the Daily Mail...

2008-08-30 09:01:03

Three new matrons will bring more than 50 years of combined experience to the nursing staff of a Somerset hospital. Paul Jagger, Andrea Mostyn-Jones and Katy Evans have joined the team at Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton, which serves 340,000 local people. The three matrons will head up the general theatres, cancer and maternity nursing teams in the hospital. Mr Jagger, who lives in Stoke St Michael, has been appointed as matron in general theatres after nine years of nursing. He has...


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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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