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2014-07-03 23:07:30

Whiteboard-AtoZ.com is now offering a complete array of whiteboard resurfacing sheets for those customers who need a fresh start with their whiteboard. Russellville, KY (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 A stained and dirty whiteboard can be unattractive and inefficient, especially in a classroom or other educational or business setting. This is why the leading purveyor of all items related to whiteboards, Whiteboard-AtoZ.com, is now offering a large selection of premium, easy-to-install whiteboard...

2013-06-10 23:03:23

Corkboard.com is the new online source for premium quality all-wood framed cork boards, bulletin boards, dry erase boards, chalk boards and magnetic boards at a reasonable price. Each board is designed and built by hand in America and unconditionally guaranteed. (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 Corkboard.com has launched a new user friendly website that offers premium all-wood framed boards available in a multitude of sizes and styles. All boards are designed and manufactured by hand in America using...

2013-05-31 23:04:13

Tailor Made Whiteboards has unveiled new fun and unique designs for their home-use whiteboards. The dry-erase boards from Tailor Made Whiteboards are built to allow customers to change designs and functions quickly and easily. Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Tailor Made Whiteboards, a leader in home-use dry-erase boards, has added a new line of designs to their whiteboard design catalog. The new designs come in unique styles and colors to match any kitchen, family room, or home decor. And...

Exposure To School Chalk May Enhance Children's Milk Allergies
2013-05-02 12:54:55

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For those of us of a certain age, we may remember some of the assigned classroom chores like erasing the blackboard or taking the dust caked erasers to the odd box-shaped vacuum meant to pull chalk residue off the eraser fibers. Of course, time has passed since those days. And with that passage of time has come advances in chalk technology. These days´ teachers opt for the new dustless chalk to keep both their hands and their...

2012-12-27 05:00:15

The latest family games perfect for the holiday season are featured on Kids Activities Blog. How about making a giant chalkboard and playing family favorites such as checkers. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 26, 2012 Holiday time is family game time. The latest family games are featured on Kids Activities Blog. Family games bring loved ones together for laughter and fun. How about playing family favorites such as checkers on a homemade giant chalkboard? Simply draw a giant checkerboard...

What Makes Fingernails On A Chalkboard So Annoying?
2011-11-06 06:16:44

New research presented during last week's annual conference of the Acoustical Society of America has helped to shed some light on why the sound of fingernails on a chalkboard is such an extreme irritant to so many people. The infamous screeching sound, to which many unpleasant things are often compared, bothers people so much because of the shape of their inner year, Michael Oehler of the Macromedia University for Media and Communication in Cologne, Germany and colleague have discovered....

2008-08-28 12:00:54

By Jennifer Fernandez What: Guilford County Board of Education meeting When: 6 p.m. today Where: 712 N. Eugene St., Greensboro On TV: Cable Channel 2 airs the meeting live with replays at 1 and 7 p.m. the next day and at 1 p.m. the Saturday after the meeting. What's going on? Passing the budget tops the agenda. The board is trying to finalize an estimated $644 million budget to run the district for the 2008-09 school year, which began Tuesday. Officials have been looking at how to...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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