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2014-05-12 23:09:46

4AllPromos is accustomed to the changing markets related to cotton, plastics and other materials used to produce quality custom imprinted and promotional products. Essex,

2014-05-01 23:14:58

Debest Infant Apparel revives ancient, eco-friendly crop easy on skin and the environment. Sammamish, WA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Debest, a retailer of eco-friendly

2014-04-14 12:33:20

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2014-04-11 23:04:41

HyDri™ Cotton's USDA Biobased Product Label signifies a level of trust that consumers want. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 11, 2014

2014-04-09 16:22:53

328 growers produced at least 2,000 pounds of FiberMax cotton per acre LUBBOCK, Texas, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A record number of

2014-03-17 23:01:49

SIGVARIS launches new well being compression socks for women made from the world’s finest cotton. Peachtree City, GA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Last fall,

2014-03-13 12:30:59

Brooks Brothers Among Recent Signatories NEW YORK and SYDNEY, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Launched in October of last year, the Cotton LEADS(TM) program continues to

2014-03-04 23:04:17

Look Good and Feel Good in 72 Earth- and People-Friendly Styles This Spring Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 PrAna has increased its organic cotton

2014-02-13 00:20:58

Inaugural plantings of biotech drought-tolerant maize in U.S.; further developments in drought-tolerance technology across the world BEIJING, Feb.

2014-02-07 23:03:42

Members to be recognized for high yields at ninth annual banquet in April. Lubbock, TX (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 Each season,


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2010-11-15 17:08:49

Cotton swabs, made of a small wad of cotton wrapped around both ends of a short rod, are commonly used in a variety of applications including first aid, cosmetics application, cleaning, and arts and crafts. Leo Gerstenzang created the cotton swab in the 1920s after attaching cotton to toothpicks. The product eventually went on to be called the "Q-tip" which became a generic trademark for cotton swabs in the USA. The product is often used to clean the ear although doctors have said for used...

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2005-09-09 09:53:41

The boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis) is a beetle which has an average length of one-quarter inch (6 millimeters). The insect crossed the Rio Grande near Brownsville, Texas to enter the United States from Mexico in 1892 and reached southeastern Alabama in 1915. It remains the most destructive cotton pest in North America. By the mid 1920s it had entered all cotton growing regions in the U.S. On December 11, 1919, the citizens of Enterprise, Alabama erected a monument to the boll weevil, the...

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2009-03-27 17:52:05

Tropical tree, Bombax ceiba, is a member of the genus Bombax. It is more familiarly known as the Cotton Tree. In areas of Malay, Indonesia, Southern China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan the tree is commonly planted. Chinese historical accounts tell of an ancient king of Nam Yuet, Chiu To, who offered the tree as a gift to the Emperor of Han Dynasty in 2nd Century B.C. Also, the tree, which is referred to as Semal, is commonly planted in parks and along roadsides in India. New Delhi, specifically...

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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.