Word of the day
Having or diffusing an odour or scent, especially an agreeable one.
"Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree."
Name that element
Copernicium (Atomic number 112)
A critical period or condition.
Thought for the day
If you borrow one million pounds from a bank are you a millionaire?
On this day in 1823
Slavery was abolished in Chile.
Where in the world
Can you name the country and its capital?
Canada. Capital city is Ottawa.
Did you know?
You are more likely to get struck by lightning than to win the lottery.
Today's Top Tip
Don't be afraid to ask questions.
"The only stupid question is one that is never asked." If you don't like speaking in front of the whole class wait until the end of the lesson to ask your teacher.
What is wrong with the following sentence?
If I was a professional footballer, I would want to play every game of the season.
If I were a professional footballer, I would want to play every game of the season.
80% of 230
Joke of the day
What did one snowman say to the other?
"Can you smell carrots too?"
In the news today...
Pope Francis has met Meriam Yahia, the Sudanese woman who fled Sudan after being spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam.
Mark Hamill, who played Luke Skywalker more than 30 years ago, has said it feels like an "unexpected gift" to be back on a Star Wars set.
More remains are flown to Netherlands from Ukraine, but it could be months before all two-hundred-and-ninety-eight victims are identified.
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