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2008-09-26 00:00:28

By Jennifer Reeger A visit by Ukrainian education leaders Wednesday to the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg could lead to a future exchange of students and research. The visitors came to learn about the U.S. education system through the Open World Program, a Library of Congress project that brings leaders from post-Soviet states to the United States to enhance understanding and enable cooperation between nations. They came to Pitt-Greensburg to learn about the campus' emerging...


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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