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2009-05-09 15:44:45

A school lunch cafeteria in England that was on the brink of closure has opened up to the public to help make ends meet, officials said. The dining hall of Wittersham Primary School in the village of Wittersham was struggling amid rising costs and declining sales, The Times of London reported Saturday. The number of children taking dinners was falling and with the credit crunch and rising food prices we were about to start buying pre-prepared stuff, said teacher Judith Thornton.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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