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2006-04-05 02:21:08

By Karolos Grohmann SEOUL (Reuters) - A construction boom in western Canada is forcing Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics organizers to review construction plans to save money without compromising the quality of the facilities, officials said on Wednesday. "The economy in construction is definitely in a boom," Tim Gayda, Vancouver Games (VANOC) Managing Director for sports told Reuters in an interview. "We are looking at projects for potential savings; about 85 million Canadian dollars...


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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