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2008-06-26 06:02:44

By Elisabetta Povoledo As Tom Hanks, Ron Howard and the rest of the cast and crew of "Angels and Demons" wrap up filming, the Dan Brown effect is on many minds here. Brown's last book-turned-movie, "The Da Vinci Code," spawned hordes of tourists, toting well-thumbed novels, traipsing around France, Scotland and elsewhere to unravel its mysteries. Now Romans are wondering if the film of "Angels and Demons," based on the 2000 predecessor to "The Da Vinci Code," will do the same for their...

Word of the Day
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).