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2009-11-02 11:55:00

MIAMI, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fans of Celebrity Cruises and of soap opera stars have the rare opportunity to spend four days with their favorite actors at sea, when Celebrity Century again hosts "Soap Cruise" in 2010.

2008-06-20 12:00:36

By Holly Huffman, The Eagle, Bryan, Texas Jun. 18--Texas A&M University President Elsa Murano has tapped two deans from opposite fields and different regions of the country as the finalists for a top spot on her executive team. Jeffrey Vitter, the Frederick L.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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