Word of the day
To refuse to have anything to do with.
"Yesterday's the past, tomorrow's the future, but today is a gift. That's why it's called the present."
Name that element
Chlorine (Atomic number 17)
To cause to be less harsh, violent, or severe, as excitement, appetite, pain, or disease.
Thought for the day
Would you rather forget who you were or forget who everyone else was?
On this day in 1955
The Mickey Mouse Club made its television debut.
Where in the world
Can you name the country and its capital?
Sierra Leone. Capital city is Freetown.
Did you know?
When water freezes it expands by roughly 10%.
What is wrong with the following sentence?
I am far to tired to go out tonight.
I am far too tired to go out tonight.
19 × 4 + 183
Joke of the day
What happens if you eat yeast and shoe polish?
Every morning you'll rise and shine!
In the news today...
An eyewitness has described how passengers on the upper deck of a bus which hit a Coventry supermarket were left screaming.
As the government prepares to implement a 5p charge on plastic bags in English supermarkets, BBC News takes a look at the social impact of mass-produced plastic bags, and their origin.
Shazia Parveen is breaking taboos in Pakistan by becoming the country's only female fire fighter.
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