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International News Archive - July 05, 2011

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Mass tourism, environmental neglect and rampant construction have a devastating effect on the lagoon city of Venice, warns Italy’s leading heritage group Italia Nostra.

Word of the Day
pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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