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Business News Archive - November 11, 2005

DETROIT (Reuters) - Unionized workers at General Motors Corp., the world's largest auto maker, have ratified a landmark deal to help the automaker cut its massive health-care costs, the United Auto Workers union said on Friday.

Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.