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2005-07-21 16:37:44

By Tom Doggett and Chris Baltimore WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Beginning in 2007, Americans may spring forward sooner and fall back later if a plan to expand U.S. daylight-saving time approved by House and Senate negotiators on Thursday becomes law.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.