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2015-04-15 08:40:51

Eton Institute encourages self-development and rejuvenation with a special spring offer of 30% discount on Self-Study Professional Development courses NEW YORK, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-04-14 20:24:50

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2015-02-24 08:29:57

Prominent, Veteran Independent Promoter Jack Orbin Leaves Wisdom & Legacy SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Feb.

2015-02-18 23:08:32

Unifiller Systems UK Limited, in partnership with Unifiller Systems Inc., is pleased to announce the opening of their new 500 m2 facility in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. Vancouver,

2015-02-13 23:01:38

Freefly Systems, the company behind the MōVI line of camera movement systems and CineStar multi-rotors, has received Videomaker Magazine’s product of the year award for Best Stabilizer with

2015-01-30 23:11:24

Hastings and Hastings, a law firm in Arizona that focuses on personal injury, announces a record number of telephone inquiries in the year ending 2014 by accident victims in Phoenix.

2015-01-27 23:14:53

Hastings and Hastings, an accident injury lawyer in Arizona, reports a record number of auto accident client reviews during the 2014 winter season. Phoenix,

2015-01-26 23:00:58

Hastings and Hastings, an accident injury law firm that offers discount fees, reports record “no fee promise" interest in the year ending 2014 Phoenix,

2015-01-23 23:00:23

Hastings and Hastings, a law firm in Arizona that focuses on personal injury matters, reports a record number of client review requests for slip and fall accidents in 2014. Phoenix,


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Aylesbury Duck
2014-09-04 13:11:59

The Aylesbury duck is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known that duck breeds originating from England were rare before the eighteenth century. The common duck, although originating from England, was bred from wild mallards and the most prized members of this breed were white in color, although they only occurred randomly. During the eighteenth century, breeders began focusing on developing a duck that would produce only white...

Exmoor Ponies
2014-04-13 11:07:39

The Exmoor Pony is native to the British Isles and fossils have been found in and around Exmoor dating back some 50,000 years. Some residence claim the Exmoor Pony has been there since the Ice Age. DNA to confirm this has not been supported, however, a close match to primitive wild horses has been determined. Roman carvings depicting drawings similar to the Exmoor Pony have been found in Somerset. The breed’s first documented mention was in Exmoor in 1086. Now other documents mentioning...

Black Shuck
2013-08-13 11:14:42

The Black Shuck is the name of a large ghostly black dog from folklore in the British Isles. Other names consist of Old Shuck, Old Shock, and Shuck. It is said that it roams around the coastline and countryside of East Anglia. The origins of the name “Shuck” come from the word scucca, which means “demon”. Or it could have derived from a local word “shucky” which means “shaggy” or “hairy”. The Black Shuck is classified as a cryptid with a variety of accounts and...

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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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