Posts tagged ‘new’

September 11, 2019

New Words

by duncanr

‘When languages evolve, it’s essential that scholars and dictionaries and vocabularies keep up. Here are some 20+ new words that we all should start using’


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February 27, 2009

Children traded for Cockatoo

by noseycow

Donna Greenwell traded a five year old boy and a four year old girl for a pet cockatoo and $175. Although the couple who “bought” the children seemed to be looking after them well authorities were called in because Greenwell had no legal right to hand them over for adoption. Police are looking for their mother who is believed to be somewhere in Texas.

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I wonder what I could get for mine?    Money Money

January 20, 2009

Today is also the day…

by noseycow

That cancer patients get Free Prescriptions  from the NHS, unless of course they happen to live in Scotland or Wales were EVERYONE already gets them free.

Prescription charges of £7.10 per ITEM, remain the cause of one of the biggest Health Inequalities in the UK.

Some patients automatically get ALL of their prescriptions free of charge, they are children, and those with certain medical conditions (including Diabetes, Thyroid problems and Epilepsy) others can claim if they think they are eligible. Also GP’s have some discretion (but a limited budget) to grant free prescriptions for patients with life long illnesses who apply to their surgery. More information here.

Free for Cancer sufferers

Free for Cancer sufferers