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that the word is pronounced "jif" not "giff"."The Oxford English Dictionary accepts both pronunciations. They are wrong. It is a soft 'G,' pronounced 'jif.' End of story," he said.The internet has reacted strongly to Wilhite's claim, pointing to a range of evidence from the White House announcing their allegiance via a note on their Tumblr: ...
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The high court has overturned an order granting anonymity to a killer who committed "exceptionally horrific crimes".The murderer known as "M" can now be publicly revealed as triple child killer David McGreavy, who impaled the bodies of his victims on railings.McGreavy, now 62, was jailed for life in 1973 for killing the children he was babysitting at a house in Gillam Street, ...
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James Ohemeng Kyei, Sherry Ayittey, Dr. Tia Sugri, deputy minister of health and Professor Agyeman Badu Akosa. The Ministry of Health (MoH) in furtherance of its efforts to ensure healthy living and expansion of the pharmaceutical industry has inaugurated two committees to oversee the establishment of a bioequivalence centre and investigate into the eating habits of Ghanaians. The 10-member ...
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A known sceptic of Andrew Lansley's big bang health reforms, Sir David Nicholson had a chance to halt the controversial health secretary's plan when he was called in by the Tory enforcer Oliver Letwin and his Lib Dem counterpart Danny Alexander for a meeting in the Treasury in late 2010.The pair asked him whether they should they continue with the reforms given the emerging and ...
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Chinese Taipei's Chen Chien-An and Chuang Chih-Yuan upset Hao Shuai and Ma Lin from China to win the men's doubles title at the World Table Tennis Championships here.
Chen and Chuang fought back from one game down to win three in a row but Ma, former Olympic Champion, and Hao Shuai took the fifth before the Chinese Taipei tandem sealed the victory Sunday by taking the sixth 11-8, reports Xinhua.
This was the second event that China failed to win at the World Championships following the mixed doubles and the third title they have lost since the 2003 worlds in Paris.
China cleanswept all five titles from 2005 to 2011 at all World Championships.
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