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2008-08-11 21:00:34

By Jeff Miers Ted Nugent is a study in contradictions. One of the finest American rock guitarists to emerge from the '60s, Nugent disavowed the partying ways of his peers in favor of a clean and sober lifestyle, one he says he's maintained his entire life. A manic performer, Nugent, who plays at America's Fair this evening in Hamburg, is known for expletive-laced between-song raps and a fondness for skull-crushing volume. He is fully aligned with the political right, is a serving member...


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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