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2012-03-16 23:00:02

New Positions Reflect Strategic Growth Initiatives Frederica, Delaware (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 ILC Dover, the world's leader in engineered soft goods, announced today that is has appointed Patrick J. Owens, Jr. as its new President and William J. Wallach as its new Chief Executive Officer. Patrick Owens joins ILC Dover from DuPont where he demonstrated leadership in business-to-government, business-to-consumer, and business-to-business marketing and sales. During his tenure at DuPont, Mr....

2012-03-02 08:00:00

Growing from a Sales and Letting Business to a multi-disciplinary property group, Romans Group has committed to a strategy of technological investment in order to support its continued growth plans. Since Romans invested in Sage Software its turnover has doubled and is set to increase. (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 Coming into the twenty-fifth year of business, Romans Group employ around 400 staff in 24 offices, covering London, the east of England, the Home Counties and Wales. In 2011, the Group...

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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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Word of the Day
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.