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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
abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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