Archive: Apopo, a charity, is harnessing the enthusiasm for repetitive tasks and acute sense of smell of the Giant African pouched rat to locate landmines and help diagnose TB. Working in Mozambique and Tanzania, they have already cleared large areas of unexploded ordnance and detected TB in hundreds of samples
'The codpieces in the adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall are “definitely too small”, according to a Cambridge academic who has been researching the 16th-century accessory through the literature and paintings of its time.'
Research confirms inadequacy of codpieces in TV version of Wolf Hall
Cambridge conference hears proud history of 16th-century phallic...
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Did the codpiece – highlight of male fashion in the Renaissance – gradually succumb to the ‘peascod’ belly? As a Cambridge conference investigates the subject, follow the pouch’s rise and fall through European portraiture
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gambian_pouched_ratThe Gambian pouched rat (Cricetomys gambianus), also known as the African giantpouched rat, is a nocturnal pouched rat of the giant pouched rat genus ...
Full Definition of pouch
- 1: a small drawstring bag carried on the person
- 3: an anatomical structure resembling a pouch
Pouch may refer to:
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Definition of codpiece in English:
A pouch attached to a man’s breeches or close-fitting hose to cover the genitals, worn in the 15th and 16th centuries.
from earlier cod 'scrotum' (from Old English codd 'bag, pod') + piece.
Ronald Reagan still divides people. American conservatives revere him as practically a demigod. He shrank the state, rescued the economy and won the cold war; all Republican candidates must pay homage. The left dismisses him as malign and moronic—a B-movie actor who floated into the White House on an updraft of phoney charm, a man who snoozed during meetings, blew up the deficit and propped up unsavoury third-world despots from Argentina to Zaire.http://econ.st/1DGIJvJ
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Reagan: The Life. By H.W. Brands. Doubleday; 805 pages; $35. MORE than a decade after his death, Ronald Reagan still divides people. American conservatives revere...