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2009-01-05 20:31:45

Witnesses said an escaped farm horse shocked film-goers when it ran through the automatic doors of a Boldon, England, cinema. A witness said the horse, one of three that had escaped from a farm, was frightened by a little girl blowing a raspberry outside of the Cineworld complex Dec. 19 and ran straight for the cinema entrance, The Sun reported Monday. The horse noticed the cinema and headed towards us, and when it got close, the automatic doors opened and in it came, the witness said. It was...

2008-07-11 18:00:30

PUPILS and staff at two schools gave a warm welcome to a special guest after achieving national healthy schools status. Sheila Phillips of the National Healthy School Team visited Ridgeway Primary in South Shields and Boldon School in Boldon Colliery to talk to staff, pupils, parents and governors about their health initiatives. She toured both buildings and met school representatives. Margaret Kirkland, head of Ridgeway, said: "We were delighted to welcome Sheila Phillips and talk to...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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