International News Archive - June 19, 2009
A pregnant British woman said she was ticketed for parking in a space designated for people with children because her baby was not yet born.
Word of the Day
- A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.