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Paranormal Prepositions

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Paranormal activities

Ghostly folklore has always played a role ___ British history. Buildings ranging from Hampton Court - where the ghost of Catherine Howard has allegedly been seen running ___ room to room, pursued by guards, as she did before her execution - to the Bank of England are believed to be haunted. But lately, ghost tours have turned ___ serious enterprise, ___ a handful of companies charging as much as £200 ___ paranormal adventures. "The British have always loved a really good ghost story - look at Dickens and M. R. James," says Fright Night's founder, Martin Jeffrey. "This takes it one step further. Some people have attended our events 60 or 70 times. A good number of visitors take all this quite seriously, though foreign tourists tend to be less earnest. Hunts typically start ___ the early evening and last until dawn, and most ban alcohol.

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How equal are women, really?

  1. On the face of it, women in Britain have not done too badly over the passed
  2. thirty years. There has been a woman prime Minister a woman has gone into
  3. space, and women are ordained as priests. They have won the right to equal
  4. pay with men for the same work inspite of the fact that they still earn only
  5. 80% of their male colleague 's salaries. They have even become professionals
  6. in what have always been considered male sports, like football. But can it
  7. really be said that equality of the sexes is fact rather than wishful thinking. The
  8. trouble begins at school, though equality shouldn't be an issue in education
  9. since, acording to the Department of Education's statistics, they do better than
  10. boys in exams at all levels. Nevertheless, they are at an immediate
  11. disadvantage as soon as they apply for jobs and go out to work. Teachers
  12. believe its vital to overcome this by encouraging them to study subjects like
  13. physics, which have been almost exclusively a male preserve. A peice of
  14. research recently carried out at Reading university may explain why boys
  15. succeed, weather or not they have better academic qualifications. It shows that
  16. they are willing to call out answers in class and risk making mistakes, whereas
  17. girls feel self conscious. This capacity to take the lead is why boys tend to
  18. make a better impresion at an interview for a business career, though they may
  19. not always proove to be the best choice thereafter.
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