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2009-05-15 12:38:06

The wife of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is reconsidering being a contestant on an NBC reality show in June, her attorney says. Attorney Raymond Pijon said a deal with NBC was off the front burner as of last month but he told the Chicago Sun-Times on Thursday that some of the producers are trying to ensnare Patti Blagojevich to be part of the venture. NBC executives are in last-minute discussions with the former Illinois first lady to appear on I'm a Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'