Quantcast

International News Archive - March 29, 2011

ebcdf3333ac536c2f5ad7e385b52eb341

EU states and the parliament failed to agree on a law to ban cloned foods from supermarket shelves in Europe.

Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.