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2009-04-22 13:50:31

U.S. singer and actress Jill Scott has given birth to a son, her representatives said. Baby Jett Hamilton Roberts was born Monday afternoon, E! News reported. The child is the first for Scott and her drummer fiance Lil' John Roberts, who announced in June 2008 they were engaged. Scott plays Botswanan detective Precious Ramotswe in the HBO series based on Alexander McCall Smith's No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency books. Her film credits include Hounddog and Why Did I Get Married?

2009-01-10 11:44:38

Actress Jill Scott revealed at a television critics' event in Los Angeles that she is pregnant for the first time. While appearing at the Television Critics Association conference Friday, the 36-year-old actress said she learned of the pregnancy shortly before she had to leave for the South African country of Batswana to film a TV show, People magazine reported. The first trimester I spent in Botswana, she said. That was one of the biggest challenges of my life. First trimester! You're sick...

2008-07-16 15:00:39

By Hannah Stephenson Don't expect Last Night of the Proms at this Fringe gig ALEXANDER McCall Smith sat in the orchestra playing his bassoon with gusto, but noticed the sound coming from another musician didn't seem quite right. It wasn't sharp or flat or out of time. He looked over to see that his fellow musician was actually playing a completely different tune. Dissolving into fits of giggles as he recalls the story, the Merchiston-based best-selling author reveals: "He was...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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