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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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Colombian flair comes to Bassett
Through Yesid Mosquera and Kevin Cuesta:
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By HOLLY KOZELSKY - Bulletin Accent Editor

Kevin Cuesta and Yesid Mosquera say that just because they are from Colombia and speak Spanish, don’t assume they like Mexican food.

Colombia is in South America, well south of Mexico, which is in North America. Although there are some similarities between Mexican and Colombian cooking, such as the frequent use of rice and plantains, there are many differences.

This year, the two teenagers are living in Bassett, at the home of Butch and Virginia Hamlet, and attend Carlisle School. They say people here generally assume they like Mexican food without realizing the differences in the two countries’ cooking.

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Furniture lightens up
Manufacturers think pink
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By HOLLY KOZELSKY - Bulletin Accent Editor

Gray is slipping away as brown comes to town.

As seen in the showrooms of several local furniture companies at the Spring 2014 High Point Market, brown is taking hold as the dominant neutral.

Gray, which held that position for several seasons, still is popular but does not rule the neutrals as it once did.

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It's all in how you take it
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By HOLLY KOZELSKY - Bulletin Accent Editor

Oscar the Grouch: Hate him or love him?

OK, with Oscar, perhaps the question should be: Hate him, or able to brush him off?

Oscar the Grouch is a cranky, grouchy, unpleasant green Muppet who lives in a trash can on Sesame Street. His appearances usually involve complaints or demands. He is unfailingly unpleasant.

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