Oddities News Archive - October 12, 2005
Rude, unhelpful, and often corrupt: it's the widely held image of the Russian bureaucrat and it strikes fear into the heart of Western investors touching down in Moscow to cash in on a booming economy. But help is at hand.
Word of the Day
- Remarkable; prodigious.
- Audacious; gutsy.
- Completely; extremely.
- Audaciously; boldly.
- Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'