International News Archive - December 21, 2010
Communities in central and northern China are facing power cuts and rationing as winter coal supplies start to drop due to a surging demand.
Word of the Day
- A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.