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2005-11-24 08:49:29

ROME (Reuters) - Irish rocker and charity champion Bob Geldof criticised Italy on Thursday for failing to give more to the world's poor and urged its leaders to help break a deadlock in international trade talks. Geldof, whose Live 8 concerts this year helped persuade the leaders of the G8 richest nations to double aid to Africa, was in Rome to receive the 2005 "Man for Peace" award handed out by Nobel Peace Prize winners every year. "Italy ... is the least generous of the developed...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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