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2009-06-02 11:28:45

Hopes that the Tampa Bay Rays could build a new baseball stadium at a Pinellas County, Fla., landfill site have been dealt a blow, county officials say. Environmental engineers say building a ballpark at the shuttered Toytown landfill, one of several potential sites on a list of possible stadium locations, would require pilings to be driven so deeply they could come close to the limestone and fresh water aquifer that feeds into Tampa Bay, the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times reported Tuesday. Bob...


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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