General News Archive - February 25, 2008
Nearly 50 years of rule by Fidel Castro ended in Cuba on Sunday, as parliament chose his brother Raul to replace him as president.
Word of the Day
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'