International News Archive - June 27, 2009
One of Italy's last bastions of male privilege has been breached with the coming of the first female gondolier in Venice, observers said.
Word of the Day
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.