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2005-07-10 07:59:26

By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - "Diamonds," a new exhibition in London, boasts an impressive carat count and some of the world's most glittering gems, but protests over the treatment of African bushmen by mining giant De Beers exposed some flaws.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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