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How murderer Gary Gilmore’s final words inspired Nike’s Just Do It

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Just do it! How murderer Gary Gilmore's final words inspired Nike's famous slogan after demanding that firing squad officers pull their triggers on this day 45 years agoGary Gilmore was executed in Utah state prison ...

War of words breaks out between rival camps Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss

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War of words breaks out between rival camps for potential Tory leadership successors Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss as Boris battles Partygate stormAllies of Rishi Sunak boasted that he would 'wipe the floor' with rival L...

‘Euros’ tops Google’s list of most-searched words this year 

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England football team's thrilling run in European Championship helps 'Euros' to top Google's list of most-searched words this yearGoogle revealed most searched word was 'Euros this year' Football dominated search lis...

Scotland ​to ban words ‘addict, alcoholic and junkie’ in war on drugs

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Scotland's war on drugs goes WOKE as it seeks to BAN words such as addict, alcoholic and junkie under new 'stigma charter' to fight one of Europe's worst substance abuse problems'Addict', 'junkie' and 'alcoholic' to ...

French minister’s haunting words after 31 bodies were found in Channel

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'The boat was very frail... like a pool you blow up in your garden': French minister's haunting words after 31 bodies - including five women and a little girl - were discovered floating in the Channel by fishermenThi...

Hero cabbie’s first words after surviving Poppy Day bombing revealed

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'He tried to blow me up': Hero cabbie's first words after he survived Poppy Day suicide bombing are revealed by security guard who rushed to flaming wreckage of taxi seconds after blast at hospitalHero cabbie who sur...

Mother of Molly McLaren says she’s haunted by killer’s chilling words

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Mother of Molly McLaren, who was murdered by her stalker ex, becomes emotional as she admits she's still haunted by killer's chilling words to police: 'I've done nothing wrong, and if you think I have, there's more t...

Greta Thunberg vows to go ‘net zero on swear words’ after COP26 chant

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Greta Thunberg vows to go 'net zero on swear words' and to 'say something nice' if she turns the air blue after chanting 'you can shove your climate crisis up your a***' at COP26Greta Thunberg has taken to Twitter to...

Difficult words should be removed from exams, watchdog says

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Difficult words should be removed from exams in equality drive to avoid 'demotivating' pupils, watchdog saysChief regulator says it is crucial assessments are 'as accessible as possible' Ofqual wants exams to avoid '...

Halyna Hutchins’ final words after being shot on Rust set

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'That was no good. That was no good at all': Halyna Hutchins' final words after being shot on Rust set as she lay dying in electrician's arms'That was no good. That was no good at all,' the 42-year-old mother-of-two ...

Torment of being a clutterer: When you speak too fast and jumble words

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The torment of being a 'clutterer': When the words pour out of your mouth so fast no one can understand what you're saying, writes QAIS HUSSAIN 'Will you please stop waffling!'  I was dimly aware someone – my teacher...

Dogs pick up on words in a similar way to human babies, study finds

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That's paw-some! Dogs can pick up on individual words in a sentence using similar computations and brain regions as human babies, study findsInfants learn to spot individual words in speech before learning their mean...

‘Transphobic’ Margaret Atwood criticizes gender neutral words

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Handmaid's Tale author Margaret Atwood is branded transphobic for sharing newspaper op-ed blasting gender neutral language that's used to replace the word 'woman'The 81-year-old author on Tuesday retweeted an article...

Sir David Amess’ chilling words after Jo Cox murder

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'The advice is not to see constituents on our own': In his own prophetic words, what Sir David Amess wrote after Jo Cox murder In a book published last year, Sir David described how he and other MPs altered the way t...

SUSIE DENT is on mission to revive positive versions of everyday words

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Let’s be ept, shevelled and combobulated! Countdown word-whizz SUSIE DENT is on a mission to bring back the positive versions of everyday words like inept, dishevelled and discombobulated and offers a gormful guide t...

Aston University warns students against using prejudicial words

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Aston University tells students that it's sexist to say manmade, mastercopy and civilisation because it believes they have sexist or racist connotationsSociology undergraduates have been advised to replace prejudicia...

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