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International News Archive - March 15, 2012

RAF Steps In After Activists Slow Animal Imports

While it likely won’t go down in the annals of history up there with “their finest hour” moment from the dark days of 1940 when the RAF truly saved the day, the British military may once again have to respond to the call.

Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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