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2014-08-12 23:05:56

Hastings and Hastings, a trusted and respected name in personal injury law throughout the greater Phoenix metropolitan area and across all of Arizona is pleased to report having saved clients

2014-08-12 23:01:52

Camp Boggy Creek is proud to announce international triathlete Michael Poole as the Grand Marshal of the 4th Annual Challenge Ride. Eustis, FL (PRWEB) August

2014-08-11 23:04:58

Hastings and Hastings Is Pleased To Announce Added Functionality With The Introduction Of Its New Company Website Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 11, 2014

2014-07-31 23:16:08

CARBRIO makes it possible for busy Washingtonians to get an environmentally friendly premium hand car wash, exactly when and where they want it, for flat fee prices starting at $15.

2014-07-25 20:22:47

Ashford graduate aims to use her master's degree to help her company succeed SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lauren Scheer has helped to run a successful homeowner's association

2014-07-25 04:21:45

MALVERN, England, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Malvern Instruments Ltd (Malvern, UK) has today announced that it has completed the acquisition of MicroCal from GE Healthcare

2014-07-11 16:20:39

Brian Habel completes 28-year journey to earn bachelor's degree SAN DIEGO, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Completing a bachelor's degree as a father of five while deployed overseas

2014-07-10 12:20:40

SEVENOAKS, England, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auto Windscreens scooped not one, but two coveted titles at the 20th annual prestigious British Insurance Awards [http://www.insuranceawards.com

2014-06-26 16:27:11

Human resources professional named Ashford's Outstanding Alum of the Week SAN DIEGO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wanting to close the gap between her professional and academic achievements,

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


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
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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