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2010-08-26 13:27:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Peep! Peep! Thomas the Tank Engine(TM) fans were treated to quite a sight this morning as Thomas arrived to Brooklyn Bridge Park not by rail, but by sea. To mark the DVD release of the Thomas & Friends Misty Island Rescue from HIT Entertainment and the introduction of the newest Thomas toys from Fisher-Price, Inc. (a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAT)) the companies joined together for a very special sneak preview. To view the multimedia...

2009-02-18 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a bird! It's a plane...it's a train! Everyone's favorite #1 engine, Thomas the Tank Engine(TM), welcomes friends aboard as he steams across the nation visiting more than 45 heritage railroads in the US and Canada as part of the Day Out With Thomas 2009: The Hero of the Rails Tour presented by HIT Entertainment and sponsored by The LEGO Group. This fun-filled event offers preschoolers and their families the opportunity to take a ride on a 15-ton replica...

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. The feisty octogenarian turned fairy godmother to treat the kids to a picnic tea and then a roustabout pantomime about the day her handbag was stolen. After turning her back garden into a fantasyland full of storybook characters, she took...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.