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2014-12-18 23:10:01

Blooming poinsettias and amaryllis can bring joy long after the Holidays are over.

Drunk Birds Have A Long Way To Fall
2012-11-04 06:57:50

A dozen dead blackbirds, discovered last summer by officials in northwestern England who feared they had been abused, had actually sustained their fatal injuries after getting drunk on fermented berries.


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'.