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2008-07-25 12:01:00

Text of report in English by state-run North Korean news agency KCNA [Pyongyang Korean Central Broadcasting Station (KCBS) in Korean has not been observed to carry the following as of 1000 gmt on 25 July; KCNA headline: "Work To Prevent Flood Damage in Rainy Season"] Pyongyang, July 25 (KCNA) - An energetic work is on across the DPRK to prevent flood and rainstorm damage in the current rainy season.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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