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2008-09-11 00:00:15

A SLURRY leak threatened a salmon river yesterday. Up to 30,000 gallons of poisonous waste leaked from a tank on a farm near Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire. Some got into a burn at Gerranton Farm that leads to the River Urr. SEPA were dealing with the spill. (c) 2008 Daily Record; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'