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2007-08-22 12:14:01

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Diabetes Association, the nation's premier voluntary health organization dedicated to conquering diabetes and supporting those who live with it, today named Laurence Hausner Chief Executive Officer, effective October 8, 2007.


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'.