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2004-11-27 03:00:09

There's good reason Bally Total Fitness has proclaimed today "Feeling Fat Friday" and is allowing anybody to use its gyms for free. If you ate a traditional Thanksgiving meal Thursday, you're probably avoiding mirrors and promising yourself you'll start working out today - or tomorrow.


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'.