Word of the day
Retired from active service but retained to an honorary position.
"Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure."
Name that element
Silicon (Atomic number 14)
To cut off or cut short.
Thought for the day
Would you rather be invisible or be able to read minds?
On this day in
Where in the world
Can you name the country and its capital?
Mozambique. Capital city is Maputo.
Did you know?
On average, people speak 16,000 words a day.
Today's Top Tip
Do your revision early in the morning.
The brain focusses much better in the morning to start your revision then. As a bonus you get the evening to relax without feeling guilty.
What is wrong with the following sentence?
Even though she was guilty, the defendant claimed she didn't do nothing wrong.
Even though she was guilty, the defendant claimed she didn't do anything wrong.
45 ÷ 15 + 89
Joke of the day
What do you call a mushroom that likes parties?
A fun guy.
In the news today...
The BBC's Paul Adams spends one night with some of the migrants trying to gain access to the rail tracks that run through the Channel Tunnel.
Liam Lyburd, 19, has been found guilty of plotting mass murder at his former college.
There are fresh warnings about the dangers of so-called "tombstoning" - an activity which involves jumping off cliffs, piers, or harbour walls into water for fun.
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