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2008-09-25 15:00:37

By Linda McKee EAST Belfast residents were urged to write to Environment Minister Sammy Wilson asking him to come to their homes to experience aircraft noise for himself.


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'.