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2014-06-24 08:25:52

Setting out from Wawa this morning, Clara rides to Sault Ste. Marie, Blind River, Sudbury, North Bay, Deep River and Arnprior - concluding her Big Ride on Parliament Hill a week from today WAWA, ON, June 24, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - With just one week to go before her arrival in Ottawa on July 1, Canadian Olympian Clara Hughes continues her Big Ride for Bell Let's Talk in communities across Northern Ontario. Today, on Day 103 of the 110-day Big Ride, Clara heads from Wawa to Sault...

Michigan School Names Words That Should Go Over The Fiscal Cliff In 2013
2013-01-01 07:50:49

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Just in time for the new year, a Michigan school has released its annual list of useless, overused and misused words that should be history along with 2012. Scholars at Lake Superior State University (LSSU), for the 38th consecutive year, have found a dozen words or phrases that are just too annoying to continue to use. The words/phrases are those that the school wishes to see “banished” from the English language in...

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2010-01-01 12:35:07

To those of you who are tweeting, sexting, or just chillaxin this holiday weekend, get ready: Fifteen popular overused and misused words and phrases are being targeted by a U.S. university's annual list of terms that deserve to be banned. Each year for the past 35 years, Lake Superior State University's wordsmiths go over thousands of words nominated for the annual list that targets words commonly misused in marketing, media, technology and other areas. On the list this year phrases...


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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