International News Archive - May 31, 2009
Big Ben, arguably the world's most famous clock, is being spruced up after 150 years of marking time for the people of London, its keeper says.
Word of the Day
- An evil spirit; a devil.
- A nightmare.
- In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'