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2013-05-03 23:20:52

Language Audiobooks Programs Teach People to Speak Spanish While On the Go. Champaign, Illinois (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner. The mere mention of the popular Mexican holiday is enough to evoke screams of festive joy from all corners of the U.S. "It's scary to suddenly realize that most of us don't even know what we're celebrating," states Mark Frobose, bestselling author of the blockbuster audio program, "Spanish for Travel and Eating Out". Millions of...

2011-05-04 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) THURSDAY, MAY 5: CINCO DE MAYO Profile America -- Thursday, May 5th. In Spanish, today's date is "Cinco de Mayo," and celebrations will be held in many cities across the U.S., as well as Mexico. The origin of the day's observance is the Battle of Puebla in 1862, when outnumbered Mexican troops...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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