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2011-05-04 08:00:00

HOUSTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At 10 am on Thursday, May 5, for the fifteenth consecutive year, the fifth graders from Spring Branch ISD's Bunker Hill Elementary will meet at one of Houston's most beloved monuments, the Sam Houston Equestrian Statue in Hermann Park, to donate funds for its ongoing maintenance and upkeep.


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'.