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2008-06-24 02:29:45

MIAMI, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Beverage Association said a small group of mayors led the U.S. Conference of Mayors to embrace today "sound-bite environmentalism" over sound public policy by passing a resolution discouraging the use of bottled water by city government, rather than address the more pressing economic and pocketbook issues burdening American families. The USCM rubber-stamped a resolution that narrowly survived its policy-making committee process...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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