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By Andrew Buncombe Asia Correspondent AN ITALIAN climber who fought the twin perils of exhaustion and freezing temperatures on the world's deadliest mountain was last night rescued as he struggled alone in darkness down the slopes of K2.
Word of the Day
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.