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2013-08-29 23:18:40

Document That Helped Shape the U.S. Constitution to Go on Exhibit at the Houston Museum of Natural Science Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 An original edition of the “Magna Carta,” and the only known example of the King’s Writ, a letter from King John to the Sheriff of Gloucester dated June 20, 1215 A.D. announcing the signing of the Magna Carta, will travel to the Houston Museum of Natural Science from its home in Hereford Cathedral, and can be viewed for a limited time,...

2009-07-01 08:19:49

British 1960s pop singer Cliff Richard must tear down a $50,000 conservatory on his property or face prosecution, a local government council has ruled. The Runnymede Borough Council in Virginia Water, Surrey, said Richard, 68, built the structure at his mansion three years ago without the proper planning permissions, The Times of London reported Wednesday. The ruling came after a real estate agent working for Richard, who has sold more than 260 million records, applied for permissions...


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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