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2008-07-22 12:00:00

By DIETER BRADBURY U.S. Sen. John McCain declared the troop surge in Iraq a success during campaign and fundraising stops in Maine on Monday, and also chided Illinois Democratic Sen. Barack Obama for a lack of experience in national security and foreign policy.


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'.