International News Archive - January 30, 2012
More than 27,000 people in the UK died in 2010 as a result of bedsores or infected wounds, and 1,000-plus reportedly succumbed as a result of dehydration or malnutrition, according to figures obtained from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Word of the Day
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]