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International News Archive - November 11, 2011

Australian Senate Passes Toughest Cigarette Packaging Laws Yet

Australia’s new anti-smoking laws banning brand labels its last major legislative hurdle on Thursday and immediately faced the threat of court action from tobacco companies afraid of flagging future sales.

Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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