International News Archive - August 27, 2009
Japan's jobless rate rose to a record high 5.7 percent in July despite recent signs of economic recovery, the government said Friday.
Word of the Day
- Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
- The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".