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International News Archive - August 27, 2009

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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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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