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2009-07-23 19:32:05

U.S. Postal Service centers are getting rid of postage stamp vending machines, the service says. The service's 12,000 vending machines will be eliminated nationwide Aug. 4, victims of obsolescence and cost-cutting. Most of these machines were 20 years old, Frances Sansone, a Postal Service spokeswoman, told The Daily Press of Newport News, Va. And most customers using the machines usually buy just single stamps nowadays, she said We're not taking in enough money to work the machines, Sansone...


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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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