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2008-07-08 21:00:14

Ten computer engineering and computer science students from Cal State Long Beach will travel to Switzerland as part of an American contingent participating in the Swiss Computer Science Summer Program.


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'.