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2008-10-10 00:00:24

Children from some of the area's primary and secondary schools performed their own plays in front of friends and family. The two productions at the egg theatre were part of Bath Festivals' Write Team project, which saw professionals working with youngsters. Children from Oldfield Park Junior, Widcombe Junior, Chandag Junior and Saltford Primary schools came together for their adaptations of the Selkie Story, which was their own interpretation of a folk tale from the Scottish islands....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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