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2008-09-30 18:00:52

TWO of Liverpool's popular Superlambananas must have had a return ticket in their pocket - because they are back in Liverpool to greet commuters at city train stations. Lamb Lines and Ba Ba Braille Sheep were snapped up by their sponsors Merseytravel at the Superlambanana auction in St George's Hall earlier this month. Now the pair of statues are back in public and are currently to be found at James Street Station and Liverpool South Parkway. People may also soon see them dotted at...

2006-11-10 15:00:47

By NICK COLIGAN Political Reporter WORK to remove the wreckage of the ferry landing stage from the Mersey has come to a halt. A salvage team has left the site only two months after starting, saying the job is more complex than originally thought. Long-suffering ferry passengers going between Liverpool and Wirral will now have to use a temporary pontoon for even longer. Pier Head visitors will still be greeted by the sight of the semi- submerged structure, eight months after it...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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