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2008-12-05 15:20:00

An Icelandic firm has announced that whale meat imported from Iceland and Norway has gone on sale in Japan.After completing food safety checks, the meat is now being distributed in Iceland's first whale export to Japan in 20 years, according to whaling company Hvalur hf.All three countries have registered exemptions to rules banning international trade in whale products. Last weekend, unconfirmed reports suggested that the meat was on sale, but this is the first official notification.Many...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin