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Little Language Learners Have Head Start
2012-09-10 16:26:17

Babies' ability to detect complex rules in language outshines that of adults


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.