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2009-02-06 14:25:39

The British Ministry of Defense has begun sending troops on the front lines in Afghanistan new ration packs that include Oreos and chicken tikka masala. The ministry said the multi-climate ration packs, the first updates to Britain's military cuisine since the Cold War era, each contain 4,000 calories, the amount officials determined is needed by a war zone soldier for a single day, The Guardian reported Friday. The new main courses replacing corned beef hash in the ration packs include...


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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