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International News Archive - January 07, 2012

Record Bluefin Tuna Told For $736,000 In Japan

A bluefin tuna has been sold for $736,000 in Tokyo, almost doubling the previous record holder from 2011, with the total price translating to $1,238 per pound.

Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.