International News Archive - June 07, 2010
A study published in the American Journal of Public Health finds links between mining and the spread of tuberculosis in sub-Saharan Africa.
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'.