General News Archive - December 27, 2008
US food price inflation won't retreat in grocery stores until next year, despite current price plunges for agricultural commodities and fuel, experts say.
Word of the Day
- A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.