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
- To play, gamble.
- To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
- A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.