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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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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