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''Let nature be your teacher''
William Wordsworth, poet, 1770-1850

''Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift''
Albert Einstein, physicist, 1879-1955

''... to find the word, or words, by which [an] idea may be most fitly and aptly expressed''
P.M. Roget, lexicographer, 1779-1869

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Winter - crossword

Especially for those of you on your skiing holidays, or living in colder parts of the world, here's a seasonal crossword form the BBC Learning English website.

Winter crossword

Let me know how you got on (I found one of them quite difficult!!).

1 comment:

  1. :)) That was fun. Things went perfectly well except for no. 7 - how does 'to grow quickly' fit to winter time? Three hints later I now know the solution. Great word.