Quantcast

Latest Kath Coyle Stories

2009-01-19 19:54:19

A British elementary school principal said she banned soccer on the school's lawn to protect the school from the costs of damaged grass. Kath Coyle, head teacher at England's Aintree Davenhill school, said the soccer ban is aimed at preventing the school from having to pay hundreds of dollars to replace grass ruined by playing sports, the Liverpool Echo reported Monday. Coyle said the ban, which has been sharply criticized by parents and anti-obesity campaigners, will be lifted when the...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
Related