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2008-08-07 06:00:27

By Tim Clodfelter, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Aug. 7--TWO CREATIVE FORCES -- David Gordon Green, a director who's an alumnus of the N.C. School of the Arts, and Judd Apatow, a producer responsible for some of the best comedies of the past few years -- join forces in Pineapple Express, a lively action-comedy about slackers on the run. Seth Rogen and James Franco, who played stoner buddies in the terrific high-school comedy-drama Freaks & Geeks (on which Apatow was an executive...

2008-07-10 06:00:42

By James Romoser and Ken Keuffel, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jul. 10--RALEIGH -- A bill to change the name of the N.C. School of the Arts has passed both chambers of the state legislature, virtually assuring that the school's new name will be "University of North Carolina School of the Arts." The N.C. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved the bill yesterday, several weeks after the N.C. Senate approved it. Gov. Mike Easley is expected to sign it into law. School leaders...

2008-06-22 06:00:17

By Ken Keuffel, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jun. 22--Rats! In Manteo, they seem to be everywhere, and kids are, like, really mad at them. The kids say that rats are stealing bikes and lunches, and making off with toys. The rats have made a bad situation even worse. There aren't enough playgrounds in Manteo, and garbage keeps piling up. Enter Ben Gunderson, a rising college senior studying acting at the N.C. School of the Arts. He's playing the title role in Take One Step -- the New...


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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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