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2013-05-27 23:05:03

The national nonprofit has just published an article on veterans who have gotten a rare cancer called soft-tissue sarcoma because of exposure to Agent Orange. Anchorage,

2012-09-27 10:28:09

Since the 1960s, when the defoliant Agent Orange was widely used in Vietnam, military, industry and environmental groups have debated the toxicity of its main ingredient, the chemical dioxin, and how it should be regulated.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.