International News Archive - February 08, 2009
The Royal Bank of Scotland wants to pay close to $1.5 billion in bonuses to its staff, just months after being rescued by a taxpayer bailout, sources say.
Word of the Day
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.