Word of the day

covey (noun)

A flock of quails or partridges.

Famous quote

"Failure is success if we learn from it."

Malcolm Forbes

Name that element

Sm

Samarium (Atomic number 62)

Word scramble

To cause to appear less guilty.

lpaialte

palliate

Thought for the day

Would you rather have to sit all day or stand all day?

On this day in 1952

Women in Greece were given the right to vote.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Jordan. Capital city is Amman.

Did you know?

Your nose and ears never stop growing.

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

She just don't seem to care about anything these days.

She just doesn't seem to care about anything these days.

Mental Maths

1.1 × 0.5 + 7.1

= 7.65

Brainteaser

Give me food, and I will live. Give me water, and I will die. What am I?

Fire.

Joke of the day

What do you get when you cross a snowman with a vampire?

Frostbite.

In the news today...

Storms cause flash flooding across Birmingham

Homes are flooded in the city with weather warnings for parts of southern England this afternoon.

Mamoudou Gassama: Mali 'Spiderman' to be made French citizen

Mamoudou Gassama earned widespread praise and Spiderman comparisons for saving a small boy.

'Spiderman' rescue: Moment Malian man rescues Paris child

Crowds cheered as Mamoudou Gassama scaled several floors to save the young boy in Paris.

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