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2014-04-11 12:20:17

Shop Your Way(SM) Members Get More with New Rules of the Road Education Series HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regular vehicle inspection and repair will not only add

2014-04-08 12:26:21

Shop Your Way Members Get More Adam with New "Style Chat" Video Series HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the success of Grammy Award-winning recording

2014-04-03 08:23:36

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2014-03-31 12:28:53

Shop Your Way® Members Get More When They Give HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kmart, the top corporate partner for March of Dimes Foundation, launches its unprecedented

2014-03-27 08:37:28

Integrated retail concept to debut with virtual fashion experience mid-April NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears, a leading integrated retailer focused on making shopping

2014-02-28 16:24:40


2014-02-13 23:01:25

Denver Zoo's tawny frogmouth chick is believed to be the first of its species to be successfully reared at the Zoo. (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Denver

2014-02-11 12:28:31

Teams Up with DIY Expert Ty Pennington and Nonprofit Rebuilding Together to Help Communities Rebuild HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Feb.

2014-02-10 12:23:24

Free service lets members pick up online purchases in five minutes or less, without leaving the car HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Feb.

2014-02-06 16:28:13

Kmart Customers, Shop Your Way® Members Donated Like Never Before HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Feb.

Latest Cook County, Illinois Reference Libraries

Okapi, Okapia johnstoni
2012-10-01 08:48:10

The okapi (Okapia johnstoni) is a species within the Giraffidae family that can be found in Central Africa. Its native range includes the Ituri Rainforest, which can be found to the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This species is most closely related to the giraffe, despite its resemblances to the zebra. Its habitat varies slightly depending on the area of its range. It occurs in swamps in the southeast, montane forests in the east, savannahs in the north, and woodlands in...

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Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.