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2009-02-03 07:01:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Movie buffs around the world now have an opportunity to lick their favourite Oscar winning actors by purchasing their own stamps of Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett, Russell Crowe and Geoffrey Rush. The special edition of the Aussie stamps makes essential movie memorabilia and can be bought online at www.auspost.com.au/legends The four Australian Academy Award(R) winners have each received a 24-carat gold replica of the stamps and all were thrilled...

2009-01-22 07:01:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Four of Australia's most celebrated actors Cate Blanchett, Russell Crowe, Nicole Kidman AC and Geoffrey Rush will be immortalised on postage stamps released in Australia today. The four Academy Award winners have been named the 2009 Australia Post Australian Legends in recognition of the outstanding contribution they have made to Australian entertainment and culture. Australia Post Managing Director Graeme John said the 2009 Australia Post...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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