International News Archive - April 20, 2012
13,000 premature deaths in the United Kingdom were caused by emissions from cars, planes, power plants, and trucks, according to a new study by MIT Researchers.
Word of the Day
- A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
- A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.