International News Archive - December 11, 2011
A higher-than-normal 2010 melting season sped up the melting of ice in southern Greenland, causing sizable portions of the island's bedrock to rise somewhere about a quarter of an inch more than usual.
Word of the Day
- To talk saucily.
- Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.