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2009-07-15 10:29:08

An automotive writer went twice the speed limit while test driving a Ferrari in Western Australia, endangering other test drives, a fellow reviewer says. Reviewer Steve Lague said police impounded the Ferrari California used by motoring writer Rod Easdown in a recent test drive, which ended with cops citing the Financial Times writer for reckless driving, the Brisbane Times said. Easdown was allegedly going 143 mph in a 68 mph zone during Monday's test drive. He may have just put his foot...


Word of the Day
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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