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2005-12-25 09:25:49

TOKYO (Reuters) - Heavy snow killed six people in Japan at the weekend, disrupted holiday traffic, left thousands of households without electricity and was blamed for a fatal passenger train derailment.

2005-12-24 23:59:57

TOKYO (Reuters) - Heavy snowfall throughout Japan killed five people, disrupted holiday traffic and left thousands of residents without electricity.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.