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2008-10-10 00:00:24

Children from some of the area's primary and secondary schools performed their own plays in front of friends and family. The two productions at the egg theatre were part of Bath Festivals' Write Team project, which saw professionals working with youngsters. Children from Oldfield Park Junior, Widcombe Junior, Chandag Junior and Saltford Primary schools came together for their adaptations of the Selkie Story, which was their own interpretation of a folk tale from the Scottish islands....


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'