International News Archive - March 18, 2013
A two-hour primetime television program that aired Friday on government controlled China Central Television took aim at technology giant Apple and automobile manufacturer Volkswagen, accusing both of poor customer-service practices and other issues.
Word of the Day
- A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin