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2009-07-03 18:06:44

A travel Web site has picked the Pasadena, Calif., Doo Dah Parade as the top quirky parade in the United States. VirtualTourist.com chose the Pasadena parade, which is famed for its barbecue and hibachi marching grill teams, for the No. 1 slot on its list of the Top Five Quirky U.S.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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