International News Archive - April 27, 2009


Countries worldwide are taking precautions to prevent the swine flu outbreak from crossing their borders, the World Health Organization in Geneva said.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.