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International News Archive - May 31, 2009

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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
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.