International News Archive - May 07, 2010
The onset of summer in England has been advancing since the mid 1950s, research from a pair of University of Sheffield geographers has shown.
Word of the Day
- an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
- In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]