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2008-09-06 18:00:16

POPULAR comedienne Barbara Nice warmed up for her forthcoming stand-up shows by helping to officially open the 'Flame Academy' in Birmingham. Barbara, real name Janice Connolly, was at the former Moseley fire station, in Moseley Road, to help launch the first private drama and arts school in the city. Birmingham Independent School of Performing Arts has taken over the fire station more than 30 years after the last firefighter left. One of the last fire officers to leave was invited...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.