General News Archive - January 02, 2009
Although generally unnoticed by the public, New York City will sharply reduce most parking fines if the driver questions the ticket, officials say.
Word of the Day
- Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
- To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.