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2009-06-08 13:43:06

The Swedish military said it will compensate a poultry farmer whose 31 chickens were killed accidentally during an air force exercise. Farmer Asa Karlsson said in her complaint to the armed forces that her chickens were terrified when a Jas Gripen fighter aircraft flew at a lot altitude over their coop and 31 birds were crushed to death in the ensuing panic, The Local reported Monday. The air force's Norrbotten wing agreed to pay $775 for the loss of the hens, a sum that was agreed upon based...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin