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2009-09-25 18:50:39

A Swedish car dealer said a motor vehicle inspection driver took a $434,000 Ferrari out for a spin crashed, crumpling the car's front end. Von Braun Sports Cars in Skene said a driver from the state-owned Swedish Motor Vehicle Inspection Co. began a routine registration inspection Thursday for the Ferarri F40 in the nearby town of Kinna and almost immediately crashed the Italian sports car into a test area fence, The Local reported Friday. It is not an easy vehicle to handle, if you are not...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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