International News Archive - December 30, 2008
Kyoto residents and restaurant owners have organized to protect the Japanese city's geishas from pushy and obnoxious tourists.
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.'