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2006-06-28 14:12:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (Reuters) - Two dogs that survived Hurricane Katrina are at the center of a custody battle between their old owners in New Orleans and their new ones in Florida. Master Tank and Nila were owned by Steven and Dorreen Couture of St. Bernard Parish.


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'.