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2008-07-01 06:00:31

By Nick Chordas, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 1--Aerosmith has come a long way since singer Steven Tyler and guitarist Joe Perry were dubbed the "Toxic Twins" in the 1970s. The band cleaned up its act, recorded enough innocuous ballads to become a dentist-office staple and even lent its name to a roller coaster at Disney World. Now the once-notorious performers have been deemed safe enough to star in their own family-friendly video game: Guitar Hero Aerosmith. The title is 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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