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2014-05-15 08:42:22

Leading Australian Skin, Hair and Body Care Retailer and Manufacturer Selects NetSuite OneWorld to Manage Global Business SAN JOSE, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NETSUITE SUITEWORLD 2014 -- NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced that Aesop, one of Australia's largest beauty export brands, has selected NetSuite OneWorld as its business management suite to power its...

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2009-08-06 15:50:00

Aesop's fables, which include the goose that laid the golden egg to the notorious race between the tortoise and the hare, are known for their moral lessons rather than their literal truth. But a new study finds at least one such tale might actually be rooted in fact:  the fable of "the crow and the pitcher." The story is the tale of a bird that finds a pitcher with the water level too low for him to reach, causing the crow to raise the water level by dropping rocks into the...

2009-04-02 14:47:00

New Light-Hearted Exhibit Explores Fables and Early-American Temptations WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The DAR Museum explores early American life through the timeless temptations of envy, gluttony, greed, lust, pride, sloth and wrath. The exhibition, "Seven Deadly Sins: Fables and Early-American Temptations," which runs from April 3 through August 15, 2009, illustrates each of the seven deadly sins using Aesop's fables and objects from the DAR Museum's collection. The...

2008-09-04 00:00:14

By Candy Williams The Theatre Factory in Trafford returns to its roots for the first KidWorks production of the 2008-09 season. "The Fabulous Fable Factory," a musical production based on the familiar works of Aesop, was the first children's show done by the community theater group in its first season in October 1995, according to Carol Connelly, artistic director. The play was performed in the basement social room of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Trafford. "Everything was so new then,...

2008-08-25 09:00:50

Javien Digital Payment Solutions, Inc. (www.javien.com) today announced that Speakaboos, a children's web site that features digital storybook videos to help support children's development of literacy skills, has implemented the Javien Total Commerce Solution, allowing parents and teachers to download nursery rhymes, lullabies and stories for 99 cents each. The Javien Total Commerce solution is an e-commerce platform that includes built-in support for online and off-deck mobile sales of...

2007-07-28 03:00:00

By HOWARD JACOBSON One should never wish anything not to have been written, but just occasionally I can't help thinking what a better world we'd be living in if only Dickens had thought twice before publishing A Christmas Carol and Aesop had decided that "The Fox and the Grapes" wasn't much of a fable after all. I don't pick these examples randomly, though on other days my selection would probably be different. But right now conformity holds us captive, and both the above lay flattering...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.