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2009-04-08 10:34:33

A uniform cap worn by the Baltimore Orioles at least once a week features an apparent typo, a sports expert says. Paul Lukas, the Uni Watch blogger for ESPN.com, said the MLB baseball team's O's alternative cap features an upside down and backward apostrophe, The Sun newspaper in Baltimore said Wednesday. Now, I realize an argument can be made that there shouldn't be an apostrophe there at all, because plurals don't take apostrophes, Lukas said online. But you could also argue that the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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