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2009-09-30 14:49:02

The European Union's new leader in EU-Chinese relations says he favors ending a 20-year arms embargo with China. I think we should remember that things have changed somewhat in the last few years.


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'.