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2008-07-24 18:00:35

ATLANTA - Georgia Agriculture Department employees will help conserve water by growing some Friday stubble. Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin is instituting Razor-Free Friday in which department employees will be encouraged to not shave. Irvin said men in the department should just leave their razors by the sink on Fridays. Of the 800 employees, about half are men, most of them in field offices. "We've had Casual Fridays as well as casual-dress days to help employees deal with the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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