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2010-02-10 15:16:00

AVON, Ohio, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The perfect prom night requires a few essentials: the venue, the music, the friends and the hair. While these may change, there is one key item to bring to prom that has remained the same from year to year: style. Students seek the outfit that will "stick" out and leave a memorable impression on their peers - and, for the past decade, one familiar fix-all has helped many do just that: duct tape. (Photo:...

2009-12-16 08:45:00

AVON, Ohio, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether you're a crafter interested in sharing some creative duct tape ideas, a DIYer looking for help with blocking out pesky drafts or a teen searching for unique ways to earn much-needed scholarship dollars, www.duckbrand.com - the new online home of Duck brand products - can help with these solutions, and more! The site provides helpful tips and tricks for using various Duck brand products around the home, from Duck Tape® brand...

2009-11-30 09:09:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Pressure Sensitive Tapes - A Global Market Review http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164523/Pressure-Sensitive-Tapes---A-Global-Market-Review.html The market for high performance pressure sensitive tapes is witnessing the refining effect of technology development and sophistication. New and improved products with higher functional performance are driving the...

2009-10-28 13:16:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- While small repairs and mends are typically easy to fix, there are often bigger tasks like repairing patio furniture, bundling large pieces of lumber and securing carpeting and cords that require tough strength to get the job done. When the conditions are extreme, the repairs are rough and only the strong survive, it's time to reach for the tough fix -- new Scotch Tough Duct Tapes from 3M. Withstanding outdoor elements like sunlight and moisture,...

2009-09-30 16:58:50

Animal authorities in Pennsylvania said a cat found abandoned and wrapped in duct tape has gone home with a new adoptive family. Liz Williamson, spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, said a few people contacted the organization to claim ownership of the cat, named Sticky after its rescue, but no one met with officers to prove ownership, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported Wednesday. They were given the opportunity to come in and meet with our...

2009-09-23 17:08:46

A Pennsylvania animal advocacy group is offering a reward for information leading to the conviction of whoever abandoned a cat covered in duct tape. George Bengal, director of investigations for the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, said the cat was found Tuesday in a Philadelphia yard with only its head sticking out of the duct tape cocoon, The Philadelphia Enquirer reported Wednesday. Whoever did this is very sick, Bengal said. I've never seen a cat totally...

2009-08-18 11:41:00

PROVO, Utah, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Volleyball phenom Kerri Walsh is back on the court, and taking on one of the biggest names in sports, with a secret weapon in her arsenal. Kerri wore KT Tape to take on Shaquille O'Neal for the taping of his new reality show "Shaq Vs.", which airs TUESDAY, AUGUST 25 (9:00- 10:00 p.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network. Walsh is available for phone interviews to talk about her experiences on the show. (Photo:...

2009-07-14 13:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, JULY 14 /PRNewswire/ -- MOSCONE WEST -- 2009 INTERSOLAR NORTH AMERICA -- Company officials of tesa tape, inc., an affiliate of tesa SE, a global leader in the manufacture and supply of pressure-sensitive adhesive tapes, are pleased to debut the company's expansive offering for the solar energy industry. The company's entry into the renewable energies market is part of a global company strategy and "focus on environment" initiative. The Family The tesa offering includes a...

2009-06-21 15:16:17

Residents of Avon, Ohio, embraced the many uses of duct tape during the city's annual Duct Tape Festival, a maker of the versatile tape says. ShurTech Brands LLC, which manufactures household and office products, said in a news release that Saturday's Sixth Annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival in Avon included a parade full of floats made out of duct tape. Event judges rated the more than 20 parade entries based on originality and how much duct tape used in their creations. The winner of...

2009-06-20 15:43:00

-Sixth-Annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival proves it still has sticking power- AVON, Ohio, June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Juggling jesters and marvelous masked marchers made their way through Avon, Ohio, on the morning of June 20 in a parade honoring the Sixth-Annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival, held annually over Father's Day weekend to celebrate all things duct tape. The parade of more than 20 floats made by local businesses and organizations with Duck Tape(R) brand duct tape rolled from...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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