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By Paul Majendie EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Five weeks after the London bombings, performers at the Edinburgh Fringe faced a stark choice -- should the topic of terrorism be out of bounds at the world's largest arts festival? Judging by the theme's prevalence on hundreds of often tiny stages across the city, it appears that comedians, composers and playwrights decided it would be self-censorship to duck the issue, and audiences have backed them at the box office.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.