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2012-07-17 22:47:19

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The brains behind mobile app design company Spool specializes in mobile bookmarking and sharing content for smartphones or tablets and have been acquired by Facebook with the goal of refining its income from mobile apps. When asked by AFP news service the reason for the acquisition, Facebook replied, “The Spool team has deep expertise in mobile software development and a passion for making content easy to consume. We´re...


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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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