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2009-05-27 15:02:59

The head of the Latvian Blondes association said a planned parade of about 2,000 blond women is aimed at cheering the country up amid economic woes. Marika Gederte, head of the club for women with yellow hair, said the parade planned for Sunday in the Latvian capital Riga will be held under the motto


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.