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2006-11-15 03:00:00

By SARA WALLIS IAM freezing cold. So bitterly cold, in fact, that I can't think straight. It's -120C - that's one hundred and twenty degrees below freezing - and I am wearing almost nothing. It's as if I have been dropped into the Antarctic in my nightie.


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'.