Part of the human DNA strand. Although men have it, it is only passed from mothers to their children. See 'Some Notes on Archaeology'.
Fact of the Day
13th century chancellor of Oxford, Thomas de Cantilupe, banned students from carrying arms. At one point he had 20 confiscated bows and swords.
Quote of the Day
"Democracy is the worst form of Government except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time. "
~ Winston Churchill
On This Day
1913 Suffragette Emily Davison stepped in front of king's horse at Epsom, but didn't expect to be killed - she'd bought a ticket home.
1940 The final day of the Dunkirk evacuation (Operation Dynamo). 338,226 British, French and Belgian soldiers were rescued in total.