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McDonald’s To Put Kids' Books in Happy Meals
2012-01-13 13:46:33

According to England´s National Literacy Trust, for a limited time the world´s most popular fast-food chain McDonald´s will be exchanging its famous Happy Meal toys for books at all of its UK locations. Starting today until February 7th, the iconic burger franchise will distribute nine million copies of the popular Mudpuddle Farm book series by British author Michael Morpurgo. Morpurgo has earned critical acclaim for a number of books, plays and poems. His most famous...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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