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2008-10-21 18:00:14

A Facebook group of northern Norwegians unhappy about losing the Winter Olympics has ballooned into a new political party in less than two weeks.

2008-09-09 12:00:00

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Kristinn Einarsson, Project Manager of National Energy Authority, Mobile: +354 863 9974; or Ossur Skarphedinsson, Minister of Industry, +354 545 8500 REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Sept.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]