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2015-03-04 12:29:57

Leading auction firm readies for a robust 2015 auction schedule MIAMI, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- After experiencing significant growth in 2014,

2015-02-26 12:30:59

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, February 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Merchant Payments Ecosystem conference in Berlin last week, Inpay was announced as the Winner of the "Guiding

2015-02-26 08:27:24

FreeCast's Rabbit TV Plus can hop across borders with ease, bringing together all the world's media. ORLANDO, Fla., Feb.

2015-02-25 12:24:46

Beginning in 2015, Netflix Will Premiere Danger Mouse, Inspector Gadget, Some Assembly Required, Bottersnikes & Gumbles and SUPER 4 BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb.

2015-02-23 08:23:45

Commodities platform from leading IDB provides transparency, pre-trade intelligence and unmatched liquidity HOUSTON, Feb.

2015-02-19 12:21:59

No minimum bids or reserve prices on late-model farm equipment, construction equipment and trucks FORT WORTH, TEXAS, Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros.

2015-02-16 23:06:04

Centurion Service Group is hosting a live medical equipment auction on Tuesday, February 17 to sell over a thousand lots of medical equipment. Fort Lauderdale,

2015-02-16 08:23:18

Directed by Richie Smyth, Jadotville Will be Exclusively Available on Netflix in All Territories in 2016 BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb.

2015-02-09 20:23:06

LOS GATOS, Calif., Feb. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Netflix, Inc.

2015-02-09 16:21:36

ANTWERP, Belgium, February 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Euronav NV (NYSE:EURN & Euronext:EURN) ("Euronav" or the "Company") will release its fourth quarter 2014 earnings


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2010-10-04 17:35:10

A cash register is a device for calculating and recording sales transactions. A cash drawer for storing cash is attached and the register usually prints a receipt. Cash registers were first invented in order to deter employee theft and embezzlement. It is theorized that odd prices such as 49 and 99 cents came about so that it was almost guaranteed the cashier would have to provide a penny in change and therefore announce the sale. Most of the time the drawer could only be opened after a sale,...

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Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.