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2008-06-24 03:01:48

By Adams, Helen Colwell Flip on the Disney Channel. It won't be long before you hear Switchfoot. The band's video for This Is Home, from the Prince Caspian soundtrack, has been playing steadily since the Disney/ Walden Media movie was released last month. When the filmmakers approached Switchfoot about a song, drummer Chad Butler said, songwriter Jon Foreman just picked up the paperback copy of the book he had owned since age 8. Butler also grew up with C.S. Lewis' Chronicles of Narnia...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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