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Yosemite, hiking (144218470)
2012-08-28 09:25:18

Hantavirus, a deadly virus that can be contracted from rodents--through their bites, saliva, urine or contact with feces--has claimed its second victim at Yosemite National Park...


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.