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2014-01-23 12:32:07

GREENVILLE, S.C., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ: WRLD) will provide an online, real-time webcast and rebroadcast of its third quarter conference call to be held on Tuesday, January 28. The earnings release will be issued prior to the call. The live broadcast of World Acceptance Corporation's conference call will be available online at http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=97831 on January 28, beginning at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time). The...

2013-07-11 16:23:40

Accepting what cannot be changed is key to happiness in old age after loss of independence When older adults lose control as they move into residential care, they adapt and accept what cannot be changed in order to stay happy. According to a new study, by Jaclyn Broadbent, Shikkiah de Quadros-Wander and Jane McGillivray from Deakin University in Australia, when it comes to satisfaction in later life the ability to accept what cannot be changed is as important as the feeling of being able...

2013-07-08 12:07:48

The scientists and conservation workers battling to save the world’s dwindling forests, landscapes and endangered animals live constantly with grief, a leading Australian conservation scientist says. “Assailed with accounts of the loss of species and habitats many ecologists and conservation biologists may be suffering from chronic or acute grief,” says Professor Richard Hobbs of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions...

2012-01-19 15:12:05

For students to accept the theory of evolution, an intuitive “gut feeling” may be just as important as understanding the facts, according to a new study. In an analysis of the beliefs of biology teachers, researchers found that a quick intuitive notion of how right an idea feels was a powerful driver of whether or not students accepted evolution–often trumping factors such as knowledge level or religion. “The whole idea behind acceptance of evolution has been the...

2011-08-15 12:09:50

For proof that rejection, exclusion, and acceptance are central to our lives, look no farther than the living room, says Nathan Dewall, a psychologist at the University of Kentucky. "If you turn on the television set, and watch any reality TV program, most of them are about rejection and acceptance," he says. The reason, DeWall says, is that acceptance"”in romantic relationships, from friends, even from strangers"”is absolutely fundamental to humans. In a new paper published in...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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