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2008-07-12 06:00:21

By Tom Shaw, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jul. 12--Years ago, Bing Crosby sang "I'll Be Home for Christmas." That could be more difficult this year with rising prices for gas and plane tickets.


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'.