Eat five portions of fruit and veg a day, take 10,000 steps, drink eight glasses of water, brush your teeth twice and then sleep for eight hours. In fact, the number of steps seems to have been picked at random.They're the mantras many of us follow in the belief they're based on proper research. Dig deeper and you'll find quite a bit of the health advice churned out by health authorities is based on flimsy science, if any.'The overall message is that many recommendations aren't proven outright, so don't beat yourself up or feel anxious if you don't achieve them,' says Martin Caraher, a professor of food and health policy at City, University of London.'Even the evidence-based findings should be adapted to your own needs as they will be based on general trends, not individual lifestyles.: The melodic pattern just before the end of a sentence or phrase--for instance an interrogation or an exhortation.More generally, the natural rhythm of language depending on the position of stressed and unstressed syllables.The term caesura comes from the Latin "a cutting" or "a slicing." Some editors will indicate a CALQUE: An expression formed by individually translating parts of a longer foreign expression and then combining them in a way that may or may not make literal sense in the new language.Algeo provides the example of the English phrase "Decorative work, usually developing from or used to make up an important or introductory initial, or developing from ascenders at the top of the page and descenders at the bottom of the justified text; a series of strokes made by holding a quill constant at one angle to produce broader and narrower lines, which in combination appear to overlap one another to form strap-work"CANCEL: A bibliographical term referring to a leaf which is substituted for one removed by the printers because of an error.The UK's five-a-day advice follows a recommendation from the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 1990, based on studies that show an association between the consumption of more than 400g of fruit and vegetables and lower risk of heart disease, stroke and some cancers.
The earliest mention of the Battle of Badon is Gildas' De Excidio et Conquestu Britanniae ("On the Ruin and Conquest of Britain"), written in the early to mid-6th century.
It was credited as a major victory for the Britons, stopping the encroachment of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms for a period.
It is chiefly known today for the supposed involvement of King Arthur, a tradition that first clearly appeared in the 9th-century Historia Brittonum.
Ward Churchill and Natsu Saito, eds., Confronting the Crime of Silence: Evidence of U.
Reporting by Morley Safer, of CBS, showing the 1/9 Marines burning peasant homes in the village of Cam Ne, near Danang, caused a major controversy. " New York Times Sunday Magazine, October 15, 1972, pp. The text has been placed online in the Virtual Vietnam Archive of the Vietnam Project, at Texas Tech University. A collection of texts dating from the time of the war (I believe the texts in question are the ones listed below under Dellums, Duffett, and Vietnam Veterans Against the War), with new annotations and commentary.