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2005-11-29 15:58:58

By Janet Guttsman NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - New Orleans, battered by a hurricane and then swamped by floods, is getting ready for the return of visitors, senior city officials said on Tuesday. Speaking three months to the day after Hurricane Katrina devastated much of the city and sent its population fleeing to new homes around America, the officials said tourists should reassess their doomsday notions of New Orleans, a city of almost half a million people before the storm. "We are...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'