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2009-09-18 11:44:34

A Swedish man said he is repairing damage his house incurred when the home was struck by a truckload of timber for the third time. Erold Sigurdsson, 65, of Ortrask, said he heard the familiar sound of a timber truck driving around the corner while he was in his attic Thursday, The Local reported. I realized what was happening when things started rumbling and the house started shaking.


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'.