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2006-06-01 20:14:50

BEIJING (Reuters) - Having just returned to Beijing, Wang Chao said he still feels the pain of Cannes. Not from a disappointing showing at the French film festival, but from sunburn. "I didn't put on suncream. The sunburn is still really painful!" he said in an interview at a teahouse. Wearing a Cannes 2006 T-shirt and a radiant glow from his spell in the Riviera sunshine, Wang told Reuters that time spent indoors at the festival was less physically taxing. "Seeing my film on screen...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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