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2008-07-03 18:00:00

By Chris Robinson ADVENTUROUS pupils are hoping to go on more school outings to boost their learning if they win a share of the pounds 15,000 in The Journal's Tokens for Schools competitions. Clover Hill Community Primary School in Whickham, Gateshead, is always looking at ways to encourage children's enthusiasm for education. And if the school wins a cash prize in the token-collecting race, staff will allow time for more visits so that pupils get the most of their time at school....

2007-12-13 09:00:35

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of silver and gold coins, silver bars and specially-made gold $1 and $5 denomination gaming tokens that were stored for decades in the vault of a well-known downtown Las Vegas casino have been purchased by Spectrum Numismatics International of Irvine, California. They will be offered to collectors worldwide next year. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071213/LATH011) "These items are from the El Cortez Hotel and Casino that...

2007-01-28 03:00:08

HERE'S a chance to kick-start your body out of the winter doldrums with a brilliant fitness offer. We're giving you the chance to join LA Fitness gyms for a week - for FREE. Just collect two tokens and you can pump iron, run, swim or simply relax at a superblyequipped LA Fitness or Dragons gym for absolutely nothing. It doesn't matter if you go every day or just once a week. And if you're a gym novice, LA Fitness will help get you started. In a typical club, as well as sweating it out,...

2006-04-06 13:40:30

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - People's ideas of a happy, cooperative society in which no one gets punished fall apart as soon as a few freeloaders show up, researchers reported on Thursday. Although most volunteers in a study first chose to join a group that did not use punishment, most eventually left for a group that fined transgressors, the team at the University of Erfurt in Germany and the London School of Economics in Britain found....


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ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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