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Old 30-05-2014, 06:45 PM   #65
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The Cambridge 5 were a ring of spies, recruited in part by Soviet scout Arnold Deutsch in the United Kingdom, who passed information to the Soviet Union during World War II and at least into the early 1950s..Philby (cryptonym: Stanley) was an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) from 1946 to 1965..In October 1955, Philby was officially cleared by Foreign Secretary Harold Macmillan, who told the House of Commons, "I have no reason to conclude that Mr. Philby has at any time betrayed the interests of his country, or to identify him with the so-called 'Third Man', if indeed there was one" ..From 1960, Philby's formerly marginal work as a journalist became more substantial and he frequently travelled throughout the Middle East, including Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait and Yemen..On the evening of 23 January 1963, Philby vanished from Beirut, failing to meet his wife for a dinner party at the home of Glen Balfour-Paul, First Secretary at the British EmbassyThe Dolmatova, a Soviet freighter bound for Odessa, had left Beirut that morning so abruptly that cargo was left scattered over the docks.. Philby claimed that he left Beirut on board this ship.. However, others maintain that he escaped through Syria, overland to Soviet Armenia and thence to Russia..It was not until 1 July 1963 that Philby's flight to Moscow was officially confirmed.. On 30 July Soviet officials announced that they had granted him political asylum in the USSR, along with Soviet citizenship...

The lacrimal glands are paired almond-shaped glands, one for each eye, that secrete the aqueous layer of the tear film.. They are situated in the upper, outer portion of each orbit, in the lacrimal fossa of the orbit formed by the frontal bone.. Inflammation of the lacrimal glands is called dacryoadenitis. The lacrimal gland produces tears which then flow into canals that lead to the lacrimal sac..A Bering Strait crossing is a hypothetical bridge or tunnel spanning the relatively narrow and shallow Bering Strait between the Chukotka Peninsula in Russia and the Seward Peninsula in the U.S. state of Alaska.. In principle, the bridge or tunnel would provide an overland connection linking Asia with North America, although there is little infrastructure in the nearby parts of Alaska and Russia..With the 2 Diomede Islands between the peninsulas, the Bering Strait could be spanned by 3 bridges..2 long bridges, each almost 40 kilometres (25 mi) long, would connect the mainland on each side to 1 island, and a 3rd much shorter 1 between the 2 islands..The city of Cambridge is a university town and the administrative centre of the county of Cambridgeshire, England. It lies in East Anglia, on the River CAM, about 50 miles (80 km) north of London...
A tinker's cuss or curse was considered of little significance because tinkers were reputed to swear (curse) habitually..Quinqui jargon is associated with quinquilleros (tinkers), a semi-nomadic group who live mainly in the northern half of Spain...A tinker was originally an itinerant tinsmith, who mended household utensils. The word is attested from the 13th century and may be of imitative origin. Some travelling people and Gypsies adopted this lifestyle and the name was particularly associated with indigenous Irish and Scottish Travellers. However, this usage is disputed and considered offensive by some.. Tinkering is therefore the process of adapting, meddling or adjusting something in the course of making repairs or improvements, a process also known as bricolage..The family name "Tinker" is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and does not have an Irish or Romany connection..Commonly at-hand items such as a wad of wet paper or other pliable material was used to temporarily block or dam a hole in a metal vessel undergoing repair by a tinker using molten soldier..A tailor is a person who makes, repairs, or alters clothing professionally, especially suits and men's clothing..Although the term dates to the 13th century, tailor took on its modern sense in the late 18th century, and now refers to makers of men's and women's suits, coats, trousers, and similar garments, usually of Wooley, linen, or silk...Dec 8th 1984..Full moon Visible: 100% Age: 15 days...

Brighton has several nicknames. Poet Horace Smith called it "The Queen of Watering Places", which is still widely used, and "Old Ocean's Bauble".. Novelist William Makepeace Thackeray referred to "Doctor Brighton", calling the town "one of the best of Physicians".. "London-by-Sea" is well-known, reflecting Brighton's popularity with Londoners.. "The Queen of Slaughtering Places", a pun on Smith's description, became popular when the Brighton trunk murders came to the public's attention in the 1930s.. The mid 19th-century nickname "School Town" referred to the remarkable number of boarding, charity and church schools in the town at the time..Brighton lies between the South Downs and the English Channel to the north and south respectively..Gentrification since then has made Brighton more fashionable again.. Recent housing in North Laine, for instance, has been designed in keeping with the area..At the time of the Domesday survey in 1086, Brighton was in the Rape of Lewes and the Hundred of Welesmere.. The new Hundred of Whalesbone, which covered the parishes of Brighton, West Blatchington, Preston and Hove, was formed in 1296.. Parishes moved in and out several times, and by 1801 only Brighton and West Blatchington were included in the Hundred..On 1 October 1923, 94 acres (38 ha) were added to Brighton from Patcham parish: Brighton Corporation was developing the Moulsecoomb council estate there at the time. On 1 April 1928, Brighton became a county borough and grew by nearly 5 times by adding OVingdean and Rottingdean parishes in their entirety and parts of Falmer, Patcham and West Blatchington..Northwards from Western Road, it runs to the west of Norfolk Road, Norfolk Terrace, Windlesham Road and Windlesham Gardens in the Montpelier area, then along the south side of Davigdor Road to Se7en Dials. From there it runs along the west side of Dyke Road as far as Withdean Road in Withdean, at which point it crosses Dyke Road so that the section north of that is part of Hove parish. The boundary then continues to follow Dyke Road towards Devil's Dyke on the South Downs..In 1986, English punk band the Angelic Upstarts celebrated the IRA's assassination attempt with their controversial single "Brighton Bomb"..Thatcher went from the conference to visit the injured at the Royal Sussex County Hospital..31 Dec 1983 Chelsea v Brighton and Hove Albion..1-0 League Division 2... Namha Shivaye, Om Namha Shivaye, Om Namha Shivaye..Kali Ma protects us! We are her children! We pledge our devotion to her with an offering of flesh..and blood!Do You want the stones...

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