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2014-10-16 12:26:18

Including The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, A new Signature Comedy Series and additional comedic performances WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The John F.

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2009-09-09 12:51:40

Mel Brooks, Dave Brubeck, Grace Bumbry, Robert De Niro and Bruce Springsteen are to be this year's recipients of Kennedy Center Honors in Washington. CBS, which is to air the prize presentation Dec.

2009-04-28 09:36:00

With Special Guests Michael McDonald, Alison Krauss, Darius Rucker, Mac McAnally, Melinda Doolittle and NY Times bestselling author Stephen Mansfield NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amy Grant and Vince Gill recently announced plans to host an evening of music at The John F.


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'.