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2008-12-01 20:58:37

A steer in Alstone, England, has been named Britain's heaviest bull after weighing in at more than 3,500 pounds during a charity weight-guessing contest. The Field Marshall, a bull owned by Arther Duckett, 78, was weighed on a scale used to determine the weight of trucks during the Guess the Weight contest -- which raised money for a new oncology unit at Musgrove Park Hospital in the town of Taunton' -- and was found to have gained 500 pounds since last weighed in 2007, the Daily Mail...

2008-08-30 09:01:03

Three new matrons will bring more than 50 years of combined experience to the nursing staff of a Somerset hospital. Paul Jagger, Andrea Mostyn-Jones and Katy Evans have joined the team at Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton, which serves 340,000 local people.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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