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2011-05-23 12:41:00

MANCHESTER, England, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sir Alex Ferguson is supporting Manchester United fan Fred Done in his bid to buy the government owned Tote Bookmakers. The Betfred boss Fred Done is up against Sir Martin Broughton's Sports Investment Partners as the race enters the final furlong. Fergie on the day he received Manchester United's record nineteenth title backed Fred Done. Sir Alex Ferguson said, "The most important issue is that Fred has proved himself in...


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.