Word of the day
One who lives by robbery and plunder.
"Common sense is not so common."
Name that element
Praseodymium (Atomic number 59)
Tending to cause delay.
Thought for the day
Would you rather be forced to tell your best friend a lie or tell your parents the truth?
On this day in 1963
Kenya gained independence from the United Kingdom.
Where in the world
Can you name the country and its capital?
Ukraine. Capital city is Kiev.
Did you know?
People who laugh a lot are generally healthier than those who don't.
What is wrong with the following sentence?
Can you give me there telephone number?
Can you give me their telephone number?
80% of 140
Joke of the day
How do scientists keep their breath fresh?
By doing lots of experi-mints.
In the news today...
Peter Jackson, the director of The Hobbit and Lord Of The Rings films, talks to BBC Newsnight about his fears for the film industry.
The Great British Bake off's Mary Berry judges the baking abilities of BBC Breakfast's Charlie Stayt and Louise Minchin
Conservative MP Mark Field says he supports the recommendation by the parliamentary watchdog Ipsa to increase MPs' pay by 11%.
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