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2008-09-15 18:00:18

A DEADLY jellyfish has been washed up on Pendine Sands. The Portuguese man o'war was found by holiday maker Chris Englishas he enjoyed a day out at Pendine Sands in Carmarthenshire. The poisonous creature is abundant off the coast of Pakistan but is not normally found in British waters until later in the year. Recognising it instantly, Mr English, from Exeter, warned his family to stay away. He then told a marine biologist of his find. National Marine Aquarium information officer...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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