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2008-09-26 00:00:23

By Robert Hanks John McCain's desire to suspend campaigning and postpone tonight's presidential debate in order to pay more attention to the crisis on Wall Street puzzled observers.

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2007-01-11 16:15:00

Procrastination in society is getting worse and scientists are finally getting around to figuring out how and why. Too many tempting diversions are to blame, but more on that later.


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'.