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2005-09-27 10:09:31

(Corrects to say "...Sanyo MVP phone..." instead of ."..Sanyo MPV phone..." in paragraphs 5 and 7.) A corrected version follows. SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Sports television network ESPN plans to start selling a wireless service for sports fans on a limited basis this year with a mobile phone from Sanyo Electric Co Ltd, it said on Tuesday. Disney's ESPN sees the mobile service, which will operate on a high-speed wireless network that Sprint Nextel Corp. is building, as a way to...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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