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2011-08-08 17:47:00

DALLAS, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Teen Choice 2011 mega-stars Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift were among more than 50 stars who wrote and autographed personal messages to U.S. military families with loved ones oversees. Along with the messages, MetroPCS Communications, Inc. donated $5,000 worth of international long distance calling cards to the USO's Military Family Care Package program, helping to connect families who are separated by deployments. (Photo:...


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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