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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 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.'