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2008-10-01 06:00:46

Known worldwide as a technology hotspot, in particular mobile technologies, Stockholm is Europe's leading region in developing extremely fast-growing and successful technology companies. Now the city is joining with global media company Red Herring as a host of the 19th ETRE (European Technology Roundtable Exhibition) Global Technology Summit, taking place October 14-17. Stockholm will welcome more than 500 leading CEOs, entrepreneurs and financiers from 40 countries for this three-day,...


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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