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2014-11-20 12:36:19

Company Asks Public to Remain Watchful for Acts of Vandalism PORTLAND, Maine, Nov.

2008-09-09 09:00:31

By From staff reports LOS ANGELES - Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama announced his support Thursday for airline service workers at Los Angeles International Airport -- six days after those employees put down their picket signs and returned to work.

2008-07-25 12:01:01

Gravediggers and grounds-keepers at nine Toronto cemeteries have gone on strike, leaving management to operate backhoes.


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'.