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2011-01-13 11:01:00

DETROIT, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The AutoWeek editorial staff presented Porsche with the 2011 NAIAS AutoWeek Editors' Choice Award for Best in Show this morning. The award marked the return of Porsche to the Detroit auto show and honored the certain star of the show, the Porsche 918 RSR concept. "The 2011 Detroit show had more than two dozen new models and reinforced the new normal in the automotive business," said AutoWeek executive editor Roger Hart. "There were no fancy,...

2010-12-06 13:02:00

National Champion Emerges From Nearly 2,500 Canine Competitors LONG BEACH, Calif., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Best in Show honors and $50,000 in prize money went to CH Propwash Reckon, an Australian Shepherd known affectionately as "Reckon" owned by Leslie Frank and Judy Harrington of Kensington, New Hampshire. Before a crowd at the Long Beach Convention Center Sunday night "Reckon" was crowned "National Champion" by Best in Show judge...

2010-06-03 07:55:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Walden University, an online university providing distance education for working adults, was recently awarded "Best in Show" from the University Continuing Education Association (UCEA) for Walden's television commercial entitled "Transformations." The award was presented at the UCEA 95th Annual Conference held in April in San Francisco. Walden is the first exclusively online institution to win "Best in Show," and this is the first year that a non-print...

2010-03-16 11:14:00

DENVER, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Lamb Board partnered with www.BostonChefs.com to bring lambtastic dishes to the table at the first Boston American Lamb Jam on Sunday, March 7, at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, MA. Fifteen chefs competed for top honors by creating succulent and savory selections paired with Boston beers and hand-picked wines for the lamb loving public. "This unique collaboration with BostonChefs.com gave us the opportunity to celebrate American lamb with...

2010-02-02 08:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Jensen Landscape & Construction Company recently took the "Best in Show" honors at the 2009 California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) awards show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jensen, a leading provider of landscape construction and maintenance services in Northern California, won the prestigious "Stuart J. Sperber Memorial Sweepstakes Award" for quality construction and maintenance work on a Pleasanton, California Estate. This is the second...

2009-12-14 08:57:00

New Champions Emerge from Field of Nearly 4,000 Canine Competitors LONG BEACH, Calif., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Earning a $50,000 cash prize and the title of Best in Show at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship was CH Roundtown Mercedes Of Maryscot, a Scottish Terrier known as "Sadie," owned by Amelia Musser of Mackinac Island, Mich. Sadie was named the nation's top dog by Best in Show judge Dr. Robert J. Moore after a weekend of intense canine competition in Long Beach, Calif. The...

2009-12-01 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Kennel Club® and Eukanuba announced today that nearly 4,000 dogs will compete for more than $225,000 in cash prizes at the Ninth Annual AKC/Eukanuba National Championship on Dec. 12 and 13, 2009, in Long Beach, Calif. The two-day event is held in conjunction with the AKC Agility Invitational and the AKC National Obedience Invitational (entries of 457 and 109 respectively) making for a combined entry of almost 5,000 dogs...

2009-11-23 13:30:00

Traditional Holiday TV Special, Hosted by John O'Hurley & David Frei, Features Over 160 Breeds NEW YORK, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The NBC Thanksgiving Day special "The National Dog Show Presented by Purina®," will crown one of America's great show dogs as its 2009 champion while offering special coverage of Rufus the therapy dog and introducing three, new American Kennel Club-sanctioned breeds. The holiday special (noon - 2 p.m. in all time zones) follows the Macy's...

2009-11-10 10:53:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Cue the grooming and posing, leaping and dancing, oohing and aahing! The 2009 Kennel Club of Philadelphia Dog Shows offer a visual and verbal feast for news organizations as well as spectators, all at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA, November 14-15, with a media preview on Friday the 13th. One of America's most prestigious and biggest dog events, the KCP Shows feature thousands of dogs in 150 breeds, on display all day on their...

2009-08-11 10:10:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gerry Jackson Kerdok of Hudson, Massachusetts captured the top '"Best in Show" nationwide honor in the 15th annual Graceful Envelope calligraphy contest sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) and the Washington, DC Calligraphers Guild, the postal union announced today. She was praised by the judges for the envelope's artistry, elegant lettering and integration of the contest's environmental theme into the design. NALC...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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