International News Archive - September 13, 2010
More wildfires have burned around the Russian capital this year than in the last decade and a half, according to sensors aboard ESAâ€™s observation satellites.
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'.