International News Archive - December 19, 2012
The effects of climate change, population growth and economic development in the Mediterranean are posing a threat to the water supply in the region.
Word of the Day
- To play, gamble.
- To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
- A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.