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2008-08-28 03:00:40

By Paul English SOMEONE at stv obviously hadn't changed the intelligence settings after The X Factor. Before Martin Clunes' film about mutts, the station's announcer was still addressing the sort of audience who think "canine" is a good name for a boy band.

2008-08-23 00:00:24

By Peter Chapman SUNDAY 24.08 Martin Clunes: a Man and His Dogs 9pm ITV1 Martin Clunes, a self-confessed dog fan, investigates how the relationship with our four-legged friends has changed over the years.


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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