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2008-09-17 15:00:37

By SARAH SWAIN A MUM who lost her teenage daughter to bone cancer is facing her fears - to help other youngsters battling the condition. Teacher Rosemary Gold is preparing to take part in the Teenage Cancer Trust's zipwire challenge across the River Clyde next month.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.