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2013-02-09 23:03:26

In higher-than-average numbers, the economy added 33,000 jobs in retail last month, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2013-02-01 23:03:04

According to the ADP report released Wednesday, U.S. private sector employment accounted for 192,000 jobs added in January.


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'.