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Nurture Over Nature

by | 25th, January 2006

‘IT’S winter. And it’s cold. Two facts which those of you with GCSE geography (you know who you are) may view as entirely unrelated.

An occulded front

But to the Express, cold weather in the depths of winter is hot news. The paper warns its readers that the gypsy armada sailing in from the east the one carrying the fluey birds is being powered by icy Siberian air.

Things are cold and they are going to get colder. Best wrap up. Best not to do as Angelina Jolie does and arrive at London’s Heathrow Airport wearing a short top that rides up over your pregnant tumtum.

But what Angelina loses in geography, she more than makes up for in the Latin module. As the Sun shows, Angelina’s naked tummy carries a motto.

Ad majorem Angelina gloriam, the words written in greenish ink across Angelina’s exposed midriff read: “Quod me nutrit me destruit.” Words there that we can call learn from.

But what do these words mean? The Sun, ever eager to educate its readers in arcane language (See Richard Littlejohn),

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