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2014-03-11 08:24:27

LONDON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the country basks in an unexpected heatwave, the specialists behind Mega Leisure Essex are pleased to announce that 2014 summer

2014-03-10 12:21:02

PARIS, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Partnership Altran, the global leader in innovation and high-tech engineering consulting, has renewed its technical

2014-03-06 20:20:40

CALGARY, March 6, 2014 /CNW/ - As previously communicated, Athabasca Oil Corporation (TSX: ATH) ("Athabasca" or "the Company") completed a detailed review of its near term exploration and development

2014-03-06 16:20:40

MADISON, Ind., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gary Kennon, president of Madison, Ind., based Vehicle Service Group (VSG), has been promoted to executive vice president of the Dover Engineered

Scientists Find 800,000-Year-Old Human Footprints On Norfolk Beach
2014-02-07 13:51:03

Archaeologists, publishing a paper in the journal PLOS ONE, say they have found ancient human footprints while working at an excavation site in Happisburgh, UK along the Norfolk coast.

2014-02-04 04:23:22

LONDON, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- i2 Office is to open a new business centre over two floors in The Pinnacle, the most prestigious Grade A building in Central Milton

2014-01-15 04:21:46

IPSWICH, England, January 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A study has been launched to test whether technology developed to win races on the Formula 1 track could help to tackle

2014-01-13 08:23:08

Visual display helps consumers effectively manage water usage to save money and the environment CAMBRIDGE, England, Jan.

2013-12-31 23:24:28

Bedford Award Program Honors the Achievements of FCNE Bedford, NH (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 The Fertility


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
scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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