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
- An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
- A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek + -ock (“diminutive suffix”).