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2008-10-03 15:00:12

HE used to make his way round supermarkets - now Richard Waiwiri does the rounds of computer terminals. Twenty years in the retail trade was enough. These days he's a computer technology tutor at PEI, a post he talks about with gusto and a ready smile.


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'.