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2008-09-16 12:00:14

Top of Tom McIvor's wish list for this Christmas must be that evolution would just go away. Well, that isn't going to happen! Evolution has withstood the onslaught of better minds than his for 150 years and has not failed any test, so it can shrug off any criticism from him. In his latest letter (Write Back, September 11) he asks for 'facts not fairy stories'. Amazingly, he will find that the scientific literature is full of supporting facts, if he cares to look for them and does not...


Word of the Day
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.