International News Archive - August 10, 2012
Water's fate in China mirrors problems across the world: fouled, pushed far from its natural origins, squandered and exploited.
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.