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Bah Humbug! Are You A Scrooge Looking For That Life Changing Moment?
2012-12-19 05:43:24

A new study on life changing experiences from Brigham Young University has given Dickens high marks for his portrayal of Scrooge's rapid switch from curmudgeon to saint.

2012-10-15 15:13:05

A film historian at Queen Mary, University of London has been uncovering the secret past of British cinema in a private collection of production records for thousands of films, including such iconic titles as Dr No, The African Queen, and Zulu.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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