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2007-11-09 18:00:25

News From USW: Delegates to the United Steelworkers (USW) national oil bargaining conference came together in Denver Nov. 4-7 to celebrate the birthplace of their pattern bargaining, join together in solidarity and prepare for negotiations with the industry in 2009. "The membership is firmly behind this union leadership, and the members are fully committed to engage this industry in 2009," said USW International Vice President Gary Beevers. "There will be no contract extension; we...


Word of the Day
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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