The Word of the Month

Roam

April 2014

Cartoon by Gymglish

Definitions

To roam: To travel or walk around, often freely or without a plan - like sheep.

Ex: Corrupt politicians roam freely in Rome.     
                                                     
Roaming: Mobile phone service used when travelling in other countries.

Roam in the news

This month, the European Parliament has voted to end mobile phone roaming fees.

Not until December 2015 though.

Yes, another 20 months getting fleeced by your telephone company.

Roaming Fee vs Roaming Free

In 1995, Europe opened its borders to allow free travel for EU citizens.

20 years later, Europeans can at last roam for free.

As they say, Roam wasn't built in a day.

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