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2005-07-13 00:13:46

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. online bookseller Alibris said on Tuesday it had launched a special offer to buy used copies of the new "Harry Potter" book for $5 as it seeks to meet demand for the most eagerly awaited book of the year. British author J.K. Rowling's sixth book about the young wizard, "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," is scheduled to be released on July 16 amid a huge global publicity blitz and more than 10 million copies are ready for sale in the United States alone....


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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