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Northern Australia Treated To Rare Full Solar Eclipse
2012-11-14 10:26:18

A full solar eclipse plunged parts of Northern Australia into total darkness for more than two minutes on Wednesday, giving thousands of onlookers a spectacular show not seen Down Under in a decade.

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2009-07-21 06:40:00

The event begins at the crack of dawn on Wednesday, July 22nd, in the Gulf of Khambhat just east of India.


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.