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2014-03-10 23:27:49

KMG Gold Recycling® is proud to offer their customers high-quality customer service and the products they desire, including a wide range of gold and silver bullion in the form of gold and silver coins and gold and silver bars. (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Customers of KMG Gold are often enthusiastic collectors of gold and silver bullion and we are pleased to be able to offer them an even bigger selection. Both gold and silver bullion coins and bars are popular with investors and collectors...

2011-05-27 11:52:00

BLACKPOOL, England, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Give your modern kitchen a contemporary look just like the Prime Minister David Cameron with a centre stage Britannia Sigma Range cooker. The US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have just made a state visit to the UK and as a result, a photograph of the Prime Minister's kitchen at 11 Downing Street has been published. It offered a through-the-key-hole rare glimpse into the domestic life of Mr. Cameron and his family but more...

2009-05-29 14:24:00

MANCHESTER, England, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Britannia members overwhelmingly endorse plans to merge with The Co-operative Financial Services (CFS) to create new super-mutual: - New business will be the most diversified customer-owned enterprise in UK financial services, providing ethical alternative to banks - Strong strategic and cultural fit between the two organisations with expected efficiency and revenue benefits of pounds Sterling 60 million a year - Customers will continue to share...

2008-08-24 18:00:21

By Anna Smith TEAM GB. It should make me flush with pride, given our growing trawl of medals (arise, Sir Chris). So why do I feel it's shrill, arrogant and smacking of Britannia ruling the waves? Must be that chip on my shoulder. (c) 2008 Sunday Mirror; London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

Word of the Day
  • 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.'