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Doctors in Israel had to perform emergency surgery on a woman to remove a fork from her throat. It got there when the woman swallowed a flying bug and tried to get it out with the fork.
Discovery has ordered a one-hour documentary special on the daring rescue of a boys’ soccer team from a flooded cave in Thailand. Operation Thai Cave Rescue will debut Friday on Discovery Channel and air Saturday on Science Channel.
Looking for a summer vacation that includes a museum for dummies? Kentucky is the place. Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, is home to the world’s only museum of ventriloquism — with 800 dummies on display. The Vent Haven Museum was founded by the late William Berger, a fan of the puppetry art form who bought his first ventriloquist dummy in New York City over a century ago.
An Ohio man who tried to seduce an underage victim with Chicken Alfredo and Sprite will serve seven days in the county jail. Albert Maruna, now 23, was arrested in an Austintown sex sting back in December. He thought he was talking to a 15-year-old boy online, but it was actually an undercover Austintown police officer. Maruna arranged to meet the officer in Austintown. He planned to bring lubricant, Sprite and Chicken Alfredo to the date. He'll be on house arrest for 120 days and will have to register as a Tier One sex offender. wate.com
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If you were painting with tempera, you use egg yolk to bind together colour pigments.
John Leach is famous for making pottery.
LINK TO TODAY'S WORD - Grandiloquent Words
-Prudish or shameful.
From classical Latin pudibundus easily ashamed, bashful, modest, shameful from pudēre to make or be ashamed + -bundus, suffix forming verbal adjectives. Mid 16th century.
Used in a sentence:
“Being the new kid at any school is always challenging, but those with a pudibund disposition find it to be especially so.”
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