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Queen Grants Royal Pardon To WWII Codebreaker Alan Turing
2013-12-24 07:00:39

Alan Turing, a computer pioneer of his time and World War II codebreaker who may have single-handedly shortened a long conflict and saved thousands of lives, is getting a Royal Pardon from Queen Elizabeth II.

2013-03-12 23:01:07

Yorkville University is proud to announce that Richard Babich, Instructor for the Bachelor of Business Administration Program, was honoured with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, presented

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2010-11-08 06:15:00

Queen Elizabeth II has joined Facebook, but the official page for the British monarchy will strictly concern itself with news and engagements.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]