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2010-12-09 02:00:00

LONDON, December 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- London's 1000 most influential movers and shakers were recently announced by the Evening Standard.

2005-10-07 07:17:53

By Jeffrey Goldfarb LONDON (Reuters) - Swedish-born philanthropist Sigrid Rausing has bought Granta, the century old literary journal renowned for discovering new writers like poet Sylvia Plath and A.A. Milne, the creator of Winnie the Pooh. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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