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2014-06-13 23:02:59

Lewes SEO was founded in the historic market town of Lewes in East Sussex, not far from the digital hub of Brighton, Lewes SEO are proud to announce the launch of their new website (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Long standing Sussex web design experts, Lewes SEO are proud to announce the launch of their new website. Based on clean minimalist lines, readable fonts, simple calls to action and a completely adaptive structure, the website is a great example of the current trend in digital design...

2014-06-05 08:32:46

Marcus Allen recognized as an alumni success story for parlaying his Ashford degree into a rewarding career as a special education teacher SAN DIEGO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University has selected Marcus Allen as the University's Outstanding Alum of the Week. Allen graduated magna cum laude from Ashford in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in social science, education concentration. After completing an alternative certification program and passing the special education...

2014-06-02 12:25:16

AMARILLO, Texas, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment retailer ("Hastings"), today reported that the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Amarillo Division, has issued an Order Granting Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Setting Hearing on Request for a Preliminary Injunction (the "Order") restricting the potential merger transaction involving Hastings and an affiliate of Mr....

2014-05-13 23:06:58

New Chef Named at Gravetye Manor, a Rebecca Recommends Endorsed Property West Hoathly, United Kingdom (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Gravetye Manor, the 2014 AA Hotel of the Year England, has appointed George Blogg as their new Head Chef. Blogg brings a wealth of experience to the position, working in some of the U.K.'s finest restaurants, including The Ledbury in Notting Hill, The Square in London, Le Champignon Sauvage in Cheltenham, aux Quat’ Saisons in Oxfordshire and most recently, the...

2014-05-01 12:24:52

HUNTINGDON, England, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntingdon Life Sciences announced today that it has acquired Harlan Laboratories. The new company will have two operating divisions: Research Models and Services and Contract Research Services. This acquisition creates a leading global organization offering full service, non-clinical, contract research and research models and services. The increased scale of the combined venture, approaching half a billion dollars in annual revenue,...

2014-04-22 23:15:56

Released March 2013 from Bitingduck Press, Nicole Wolverton’s “The Trajectory of Dreams” is an intricate psychological thriller featuring an insomniac sleep lab technician’s obsession with the space program. Having won critical acclaim from numerous sources, the author will be appearing at several events in Spring 2014, and the publisher will offer a special 2-week discount beginning April 26. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Lela White’s life hasn’t been the same since...

2014-04-22 08:20:41

Mission commemorates 70th anniversary of World War II Tragedy POCASSET, Mass., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A mission off the coast of South Devon, England has surveyed two U.S. Landing Ship Tanks (LSTs) that were torpedoed and sunk during the D-Day rehearsal Exercise Tiger on April 28, 1944. Using state-of-the-art autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) technology to collect data from the wreckage site, the mission has produced the first high-definition sonar images of this World War...

2014-04-21 12:27:44

- Relationship to accelerate biomedical innovation in Ohio CLEVELAND, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders of the Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA) and Nottingham Spirk, a national innovation firm based in Cleveland, Ohio, announced today a strategic partnership to accelerate innovation and commercialization of biomedical devices and products. The partnership joins two of Northeast Ohio's most prominent centers of innovation and creates a team capable of...

2014-04-12 23:01:42

In light of incredibly high ticket demand for a slate of recently-announced 2014 tour dates, Fleetwood Mac has decided to add shows in Boston, Philadelphia, New York and Inglewood. Fans searching for tickets to any of the shows can find affordable options immediately starting today at TicketProcess.com. (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 Tens of thousands of fans are waiting with anxious anticipation for Fleetwood Mac to embark on a 2014 tour, and the band will be at full strength for the first time...

2014-04-12 23:00:40

Boston is a large and proud city with a huge Fleetwood Mac following, and all people interested in attending their live show at the TD Garden can visit TicketProcess.com today for tickets for the added Boston show. (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 The online exchange is constantly adding inventory and slashing prices on highly coveted Fleetwood Mac tickets. The TD Garden is a large and lavish arena that typically plays host to the Boston Celtics. Tens of thousands of fans are sure to pack the...


Latest Counties of England Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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