General News Archive - April 20, 2009
Washington, DC - the only district in the US without a representative in Congress â€“ will receive some compensation by being the first American city to get free digital TV broadcasts for cell phones, laptops and in-car entertainment systems.
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.