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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.


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'.