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Everest Climbers Attacked By Sherpas
2013-04-29 15:11:24

After reports of an attack by Sherpa guides emerged this weekend, potential climbers of Mt. Everest may now want to add mixed martial arts to their already rigorous training repertoire.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.