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2011-07-21 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verismo Networks and Verimatrix have announced today a global partnership that secures and protects all content delivered via Verismo's broadband television platform.

2008-10-12 03:00:13

By Tanner, Michael Cavalleria rusticana & I Pagliacci English National Opera Don Giovanni Royal Opera Cavalleria rusticana and I Pagliacci tend to be regarded by opera buffs as a couple of blowsy old tarts, still plying their trade long after they could plausibly expect any decent customers, and only to be contemplated or tolerated if they are wearing heavy disguise rather than merely thick layers of cosmetics.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.