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2009-09-02 14:22:57

A British couple said family and friends enjoyed cake, cheese and wine at their home to mark their refrigerator's 50th birthday. Paul Howkins, 75, said he and his wife, Val, hosted the shindig at their Coventry, England, home to celebrate the fridge that has adorned their kitchen since August 1959, four years after their wedding, The Daily Telegraph reported Wednesday. Everyone tells us to get rid of it but we don't want to, Howkins said. Most people didn't have fridges 50 years ago but our...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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