Word of the day

octavo (noun)

A book, or collection of paper in which the sheets are so folded as to make eight leaves.

Famous quote


Name that element


Copper (Atomic number 29)

Word scramble

To change into a clot or a jelly, as by heat, by chemical action, or by a ferment.



Thought for the day

If you had one wish what would it be?

On this day in 1995

The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City was bombed, killing 168 people.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?


Did you know?


Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

I ate two much for lunch today.

I ate too much for lunch today.

Circle Time


Mental Maths

59 + 76 + 110

= 245



Joke of the day


In the news today...

Mueller report: Trump 'tried to get special counsel fired'

The long-awaited report into Russian interference in the 2016 election has been released.

The Mueller report - in 60 seconds

Don't have time to read 448 pages? We challenged the BBC's Jane O'Brien to summarise it for you.

Woman shot dead in Derry after rioting in the city

Dissident Republicans are being blamed for the killing during rioting in the city.