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2008-12-11 14:58:03

Britain's Prince Harry is to start a 2 1/2 year course with the Army Air Corps in January as part of his plan to be a military helicopter pilot. CNN said the 24-year-old royal, who is the son of Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana, has passed the first stage of his training and is scheduled to start the new course next month, following in the footsteps of his elder brother, Prince William. If Prince Harry qualifies as an Army Air Corps pilot, he will, like any officer, be available...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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