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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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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