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2008-06-20 03:00:04

A MONUMENT to the enema has been unveiled at a spa in a Russian city. A pounds 21,000 bronze syringe bulb, weighing 800lbs and held by three angels, was unveiled at the Mask-Akva Term spa in the Caucasus Mountains. Spokesman Alexander Kharchenko said: "There is no kitsch or obscenity. It is a successful work of art. "An enema is almost a symbol of our region." The area has dozens of spas where enemas with water from mineral springs help treat complaints. (c) 2008 Daily Record; Glasgow...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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