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2014-04-22 23:15:56

Released March 2013 from Bitingduck Press, Nicole Wolverton’s “The Trajectory of Dreams” is an intricate psychological thriller featuring an insomniac sleep lab technician’s obsession

2014-02-04 04:23:22

LONDON, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- i2 Office is to open a new business centre over two floors in The Pinnacle, the most prestigious Grade A building in Central Milton

Winners Of Code Breaking Competition Announced
2013-01-21 13:09:20

On Monday, it was announced a team from the City of London School has broken a code and in the process won a national code breaking competition, now in its 11th year.

WWII Carrier Pigeon Message Stumps Experts
2012-11-28 05:32:21

A coded message found attached to the remains of a D-Day military carrier pigeon may never be decoded, Britain’s top code-breakers say.

2008-09-09 00:00:09

By Cahal Milmo HEATHROW BOMB PLOT THE VERDICT THREE YOUNG British Muslims who were turned into bombers while doing charity work in Pakistan are facing life behind bars after being convicted of plotting mass murder.

2008-07-01 03:00:32

By Anonymous Heaps of enthusiasm and a ringing endorsement spurred this year's event to new heights Think of Stationers' Hall and you'd be forgiven for associating it with some of the stuffier ceremonies in print's calendar.


Latest Buckinghamshire Reference Libraries

Aylesbury Duck
2014-09-04 13:11:59

The Aylesbury duck is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known that duck breeds originating from England were rare before the eighteenth century. The common duck, although originating from England, was bred from wild mallards and the most prized members of this breed were white in color, although they only occurred randomly. During the eighteenth century, breeders began focusing on developing a duck that would produce only white...

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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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