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2008-08-09 15:00:27

BRUNSWICK - How can a little girl and the only "nice and jumbly" giant in Giant Country save the children of England from being eaten? That's the big question behind "The BFG," a Roald Dahl production to be staged by The Theater Project's Theater Camp for Older Kids Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug.

2006-06-25 15:06:01

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth celebrated her 80th birthday with a Mad Hatter's Tea Party on Sunday for 2,000 wide-eyed children who rubbed shoulders with Winnie the Pooh and Paddington Bear in the gardens of Buckingham Palace.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.