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2008-07-28 06:00:45

By GARETH EDWARDS YOU could say he is the florist of Arabia. An Edinburgh botanist has just been honoured by the Saudi government for decades of conservation work in the country.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.