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International News Archive - February 10, 2010

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Research being undertaken at the University of Leicester highlights a career change for criminals from the more traditional household burglaries to personal muggings.

Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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