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2014-03-24 08:25:33

"The truth's not always easy, but in advertising, it's the law," says truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org) MADISON, Conn., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Non-profit advertising watchdog truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org) today launched its first national advertising campaign, using humor to engage consumers on the serious issue of misleading marketing. The ads place people in the position of telling surprising truths, and close with the line, "The truth's not always easy, but in...

2009-05-21 11:33:00

Nearly 1 Million Votes Cast Rivals 1992 Elvis Vote WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maggie Simpson, a character of few words other than the sucking of her pacifier now has something to shout about. The youngest member of the Fox hit series, THE SIMPSONS, beat her dad, Homer, by ("D'oh!"), by more than 8,000 ballots as the favorite Simpsons stamp in an online vote that took place at www.usps.com between April 7 and May 14. Of the more than 916,000 votes cast, Bart came in...

2009-05-07 11:15:00

Favorite Character Vote continues through May 14 at www.usps.com/simpsons LOS ANGELES, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Ay, Carumba!" A 'stampede' of one billion Simpsons stamps began escaping from America's 34,000 Post Offices and infiltrated the nation's mailstream following the issuance of The Simpsons stamps and postal cards today. The first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony took place at Twentieth Century Fox Studios in Los Angeles. There, The Simpsons Creator and Executive Producer,...

2008-08-29 18:00:39

By Mackenna CATHY Jamieson needs to pep up her leadership campaign. It's one thing to call for improved health screening for athletes. It's quite another to direct people to a website on the issue which is not only run by the SNP Government but which also says they have already decided to improve athletes' health screening. D'oh. (c) 2008 Daily Mirror. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2006-11-22 15:00:26

NEW YORK, Nov. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- TV Land counts down The 100 Greatest TV Quotes & Catchphrases in a week-long look at the memorable sayings from cartoons, television series, commercials and news programs over the past 60 years like Donald Trump's (The Apprentice) "You're fired" to Billy Crystal's (Saturday Night Live) "You look mahvelous!" to Walter Cronkite's "And that's the way it is." Building on the success of 2005's The 100 Most Unexpected TV Moments, The 100 Greatest TV Quotes...

2006-03-31 21:08:42

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - To learn some long-awaited news about "The Simpsons," television's most popular cartoon family, fans had to go to the movies on Friday. Film studio 20th Century Fox released a 25-second promotional trailer at showings of its new computer-animated movie "Ice Age: The Meltdown" to announce the first big-screen version of "The Simpsons" would be coming to theaters on July 27, 2007. The trailer begins with a giant superhero-sized letter "S" while an announcer...

2006-04-01 00:05:00

LOS ANGELES -- To learn some long-awaited news about "The Simpsons," television's most popular cartoon family, fans had to go to the movies on Friday. Film studio 20th Century Fox released a 25-second promotional trailer at showings of its new computer-animated movie "Ice Age: The Meltdown" to announce the first big-screen version of "The Simpsons" would be coming to theaters on July 27, 2007. The trailer begins with a giant superhero-sized letter "S" while an announcer declares, "Leaping his...

2006-03-31 20:02:24

Corrects third paragraph to correct Homer quote to "Uh, oh" from "Uh, uh" By Sheigh Crabtree LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Homer Simpson hit the big screen on Friday in a short teaser trailer announcing "The Simpsons" movie. The "Simpsons" teaser debuted prior to the opening of 20th Century Fox's latest animated film "Ice Age: The Meltdown." The clip announces Fox's July 27, 2007 release date for "The Simpsons" movie. The animated 25-second clip opens on a giant superhero S....

2006-03-31 16:57:32

By Sheigh Crabtree LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Homer Simpson hit the big screen on Friday in a short teaser trailer announcing "The Simpsons" movie. The "Simpsons" teaser debuted prior to the opening of 20th Century Fox's latest animated film "Ice Age: The Meltdown." The clip announces Fox's July 27, 2007 release date for "The Simpsons" movie. The animated 25-second clip opens on a giant superhero S. "Leaping his way onto the silver screen," intones a narrator, "the greatest...

2006-03-09 11:32:57

By Adam Pasick LONDON (Reuters) - A video that recreates the introduction to "The Simpsons" with live actors is spreading across the Internet faster than Homer can say "D'oh" -- part of a viral marketing campaign by UK satellite broadcaster BSkyB. Painstakingly crafted by Sky and its ad agency Devilfish, the video was originally intended as an on-air promotion for the Sky One network, which airs new episodes of "The Simpsons" in the UK. The company decided to release it on the...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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