General News Archive - October 30, 2012
Yesterday Starbucks announced they’d be joining the Power Matters Alliance along with AT&T and Google to help set a global standard for what could be a blossoming market - charging electronic devices wirelessly.
Word of the Day
- To play, gamble.
- To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
- A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.