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2008-08-12 06:00:33

Text of report in English by Thai newspaper Bangkok Post website on 12 August [Unattributed report: "BIRTHDAY ADDRESS: Queen asks people to save forests and water"] Her Majesty the Queen has impressed upon Thai people the importance of preserving forests and fresh water resources and said that fresh water shortages could trigger conflict and wars.


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'.