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Two Hundred Year Old Mystery Of Roman Statue Solved By Archaeology Experts
2013-10-08 13:38:05

AlphaGalileo Foundation Archaeologists from Bournemouth University have been able to identify a stone head that was found in a flowerbed in Chichester over 200 years ago, and remained a mystery ever since. Using the latest laser scanning technology, they have revealed that The Bosham Head, as it is known, is from a Roman statue of Emperor Trajan, dating back to AD 122, and one of the most significant Roman finds in Britain The identity of a huge stone object that has remained a mystery...

2013-10-04 23:02:17

A group of employees from Localphone Ltd participated in the 2013 Great Yorkshire Run under the category of Small Business. (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Last Saturday, September 28, 2013 Bupa’s Great Yorkshire run took place in Sheffield and a group of four Localphone employees led by Stuart Grimshaw, a Software Engineer, decided to take the challenge and run the 10k to raise funds for the Hallamshire Boys FC, a local children’s football club. The Great Yorkshire Run is an annual event...

2013-09-27 23:26:10

Romance apps for otaku in Japan that have been downloaded more than 4 million times are about to be launched all over the world; produced by Arithmetic, the pioneer of the otaku romance game in Japan. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Arithmetic, a company extremely popular among otaku in Japan, has decided to launch romance games for the international market. Based in Tokyo, Arithmetic is good at developing Smartphone apps in a short time, and it keeps releasing several apps. As it...

2013-09-26 23:03:06

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Cider Industry. London (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Cider in US$ Million and Million Liters. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, South Africa, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets....


Latest Counties of England Reference Libraries

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
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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