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2008-08-26 18:00:48

TWENTY four of crisis hit Cains pubs have now been closed. A team from administrators PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) which is now running Liverpool's Cains Beer Company have identified them as loss making. The company has confirmed the Thatch and Thistle in Southport's Norwood Road is one of them. The Ship Inn at Lathom, near Burscough, had already been revealed as a victim of Cains' financial problems. The rest of the closures were in pubs across the 115-strong north west estate of...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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