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2008-08-29 12:00:58

By Dusty Saunders Sam's No. 3 regularly offers traditional hearty breakfast fare like bacon, eggs and pancakes. But this week's menu also contains a saucy side dish designed for customers - and TV viewers - who have hearty political appetites. Morning Joe, MSNBC's rising- in-popularity early-weekday talk show, has been broadcasting live from the popular diner at 15th and Curtis streets. Obviously, Sam's No. 3 is not a soundproof TV studio. Joe Scarborough and co-hosts Mika Brzezinski...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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