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2004-11-29 15:00:00

Two important, but not universally popular, steps to promote access to broadband Internet services and encourage new facilities- based broadband platforms have been taken recently by the Federal Communications Commission.


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'.