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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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The Upside of Falling Down is a post-school celebration of all of the wild and amazing possibilities that open up when perfect plans go awry; its cheerful encouragement to accept any (reasonable) dare is certain to strike a chord with seeking audiences everywhere.
The surveyors won't commit to the idea the sky is falling down because they checked the sky five and a half years ago and they said it was pretty okay then.
Leading UK authorities on nursery rhymes, Peter and Iona Opie, said: "The invariable sneezing and falling down in modern English versions have given would-be origin finders the opportunity to say that the rhyme dates back to the Great Plague.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: "The girl, who is 17-years-old, had reportedly slipped on some wet grass which led to her falling down a steep bank.
A four-year-old girl has been rescued by firemen after falling down a deep hole on a construction site in the city of Yulin in northwest China.
Summary: A man died Friday after falling down an elevator shaft in the Greater Beirut suburb of Dikwaneh, security sources said.
Sharjah A teenager died after falling down from the 21st floor balcony of a building in Sharjah, police said yesterday.
The doctors told his home mates that he was suffering with high blood pressure so he fell down, Earlier, some days back during the inaugural ceremony of new cafeteria in Parliament House he also felt some dizziness but at that time his staff saved him from falling down.
A MAN suffered spinal and head injuries after falling down cliffs on the North East coast.
FAMILY pets, a pigeon falling down a chimney and a sick magpie were among the things blamed by people who failed to pay for their television licences.
COLD Feet star Fay Ripley was rushed to hospital after falling down the stairs of a double-decker bus.
As toddlers, we learn to walk by testing our assumptions as to how the process works, by making planned mistakes, by falling down without really getting hurt, and eventually using these mistakes to learn the process that keeps us upright and balanced, as we step forward.