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2008-09-27 00:00:00

Forecasters at the Met Office in Exeter are predicting another milder than average winter. It is also expected to be drier than last year. Seasonal forecasts from the Met Office are used by many government agencies, private sector firms and charities to help their long-term planning. Earlier this year, John Hirst, chief executive of the Met Office and Michael Lake CBE, director general of Help the Aged, signed an agreement to explore ways in which the two organisations can actively use...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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