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2008-07-13 09:00:26

By Mark Leftly A month into his high profile new job, a 57-year-old Yorkshireman is preparing to take on an old Etonian of 44 who is new to his own role. Ed Anderson is the chairman of the Airport Operators Association. He has landed the job just as London Mayor Boris Johnson is denouncing plans for a third runway at Heathrow. "It seems to me that if London is going to be a world-class city then it needs a world-class hub airport," says Mr Anderson. "Look at the airports Heathrow is...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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