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2009-10-07 10:00:00

ROSWELL, Ga., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- As businesses and consumers look for ways to protect the environment, it's always good to think about recycling. But it's also important to think about reducing what we use in the first place. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091007/NE88065 ) That's the strategy behind the environmentally focused, global communications campaign being launched today by Kimberly-Clark Professional. The campaign -- called Reduce Today, Respect Tomorrow --...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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