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2005-09-06 13:59:05

By Axel Bugge LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's government proposed six measures on Tuesday to fight what it said had become the "permanent risk" of forest fires. Facing growing pressure to deal with widespread forest fires, the government said it would create a professional fire fighting force, buy aircraft and set up a centralized command to fight and monitor forest fires. "As happened this year, we are facing a permanent risk which demands permanent measures," Interior Minister...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.