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2013-12-18 13:25:55

The generally poor health of Irish immigrants to England during most of the 20th century was not caused primarily by difficulties of assimilation or tensions between the two nations, but by the abuse Irish expatriates suffered as children in their homeland, according to a new study. The findings published in the December issue of the academic journal Demography challenge the common view that the cause of the poor health of Irish immigrants to England is that conditions in England were very...

2012-11-01 10:11:49

Many young Jamaican immigrants are succeeding in the United States precisely because they remain strongly tied to Jamaican culture, said University of Illinois professor Gail M. Ferguson. "Although many of these youths have forged a unique tricultural identity that draws from their Jamaican culture, African-American culture, and mainstream European American culture, the important factor in their academic and behavioral success is retaining strong ties to their Jamaican background," she...

2012-03-23 23:00:28

Before the Passover 2012 which falls on April 5th, 2,200 Churches in 170 countries participate in a blood drive all together to commemorate the birth of the Second Coming Christ Ahnsahnghong and to practice the love of the New Covenant Passover Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 The World Mission Society Church of God (General Pastor Joo-Cheol Kim) carries out the “Worldwide Blood Drive to Give Life Through the Love of the Passover 2012” in Korea and every country of the...

2012-01-06 15:55:57

We generally think that views about how to integrate a diverse society depend on people´s positions in that society–that is, whether they´re in the racial, religious, or cultural majority or a member of a minority. In the U.S., “people tend to believe that blacks prefer pluralism and whites prefer assimilation,” says University of Delaware psychologist Eric Hehman. Assimilation asks minorities–whether newly arrived or historically rooted–to drop their...

2011-12-12 19:30:00

Warren Gold and the doctors that were charged with operating a pain clinic without a license was dismissed early today. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) December 12, 2011 Pain clinic owner Warren Gold and two doctors' charges were dropped in case #10-cm-024977 at the Hillsborough County Court today. The owner and doctors have requested an apology from the city of Tampa. âœAs we stated before in court documents, the application for a license was being processed and the city...

2011-11-18 02:35:24

New model offers practical information for growers, advancements for horticultural research In peach trees, as in other plants, the energy used to create carbohydrates that support growth and development comes from solar radiation through the process of photosynthesis. Peach tree productivity is therefore dependent on the tree's photosynthetic efficiency and effectiveness in distributing and using carbohydrates. A basic knowledge of carbon assimilation and partitioning concepts at the...

2010-06-02 20:59:30

Apologies may be good for more than just the soul, according to research by a University of Illinois professor of law and of psychology. Jennifer Robbennolt says her studies show that apologies can potentially help resolve legal disputes ranging from injury cases to wrongful firings, giving wounded parties a sense of justice and satisfaction that promotes settlements and trims demands for damages. "Conventional wisdom has been to avoid apologies because they amount to an admission of guilt...

2009-09-23 09:09:25

Economists have finally proved what most of us have suspected for a long time "“ when it comes to apologizing, talk is cheap. According to new research, firms that simply say sorry to disgruntled customers fare better than those that offer financial compensation. The ploy works even though the recipient of the apology seldom gets it from the person who made it necessary in the first place. The study was carried out by the Nottingham School of Economics' Centre for Decision Research and...

2009-08-13 15:10:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On June 22, 2009, Cetyl Max/Flexadren mischaracterized certain facts associated with the settlement between those entities and Imagenetix (OTC Bulletin Board: IAGX). Both companies extend their apologies to Imagenetix and to those who may have been affected by the mischaracterization. SOURCE Imagenetix

2008-09-26 21:00:16

By Contra Costa Times I apologize... Mea culpas are an art form for politicians and celebrities. We're still waiting for the barons of Wall Street to issue long-overdue apologies to the nation as a whole, but meanwhile we've been musing on the ways average Joes issue lame excuses. We've all been on the receiving end of apologies that aren't quite -- "Hey man, sorry 'bout that. I flaked/it was the booze/you made me do it." What's the lamest apology you've ever received? What prompted it?...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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