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2013-08-13 23:00:43

In light of recent traffic accidents in the New Territories, Kwiksure investigates why accidents happen so frequently in the region compared to Hong Kong Island. (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 RTHK reported a small pile up of three cars on the Mai Po stretch of the Castle Peak Road highway in the New Territories on Wednesday 24th July. A few hours later, two tour buses at Disneyland on Lantau Island collided with one another with 20 people suffering minor injuries These are only two examples of...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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