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After preliminary tracking of an asteroid discovered by an Arizona observatory, one Italian astronomer is making the case for a close flyby in 13 years. The new data suggest asteroid 2013 GM3 will pass “dangerously close” to Earth on April 14, 2026.
Word of the Day
- To play, gamble.
- To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
- A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.