International News Archive - December 26, 2008


The Natural Trust has given up its battle with the sea on one of England's most famous stretches of coast, allowing Studland Beach in Dorset to erode naturally.

Word of the Day
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.