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2008-09-09 09:00:25

Earthquake hits Vanuatu Islands HONG KONG, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale occurred near Vanuatu Islands at 11:14 a.m. on Monday ( 0314 GMT Monday), according to a bulletin released by the Hong Kong Observatory. The epicenter was initially determined to be 19.9 degrees south latitude and 169.0 degrees east longitude, about 250 kilometers south-southeast of Port Vila. There were no reports of casualties or damage so far. (c) 2008 Xinhua News...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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