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2012-07-14 23:01:24

Lifeline of Berks County, a non-profit crisis pregnancy center serving women in need throughout the greater Reading, PA, area, is seeking online donations via their new website at http://www.lifelineofberks.org.


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'.