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2014-12-02 23:03:55

The new online comedy series Life in Your Social Network (LIYSN) released its second episode today staring film legend Tom Sizemore.

2014-12-02 16:30:53

Cyber Monday Posts a 17-Percent Annual Gain in Online Desktop Sales, While Weekend Buying Increased 26 Percent RESTON, Va., Dec.

2014-12-02 16:25:21

Seventh Trumpet Media launches the Illustrated Reference Bible reflecting a more accurate depiction of the people in the book.

2014-12-02 12:33:12

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lot78, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Company has secured retail distribution with Saks Fifth Avenue.

2014-12-02 08:20:59

Fifteenth branch to join national provider's Pacific Northwest Fleet Pool NAPLES, Fla., Dec.

2014-12-01 23:08:56

Melondipity is now offering mesmerizing and practical baby hats at reasonable prices. Mt Pleasant, SC (PRWEB) December 01, 2014 Melondipity is now offering

2014-12-01 23:02:05

Tickets for Kinky Boots The Musical are selling steadily to theatergoers who want to be treated to a fun, lively and entertaining show telling a story that happens to be based on truth.

2014-12-01 08:34:18

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All systems are go and the holiday season is clear for takeoff at Macy's Herald Square with the unveiling of its 2014 Christmas windows.


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Damara Sheep
2014-09-25 08:50:59

The Damara sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated Egypt and Eastern Asia and eventually moved to the areas that are now Angola and Namibia. The breed became isolated in Namibia and southern Angola, where it remained free from the influence of other breeds for many years. It was named after the regions where it is known to have originated, which was once known as Gross Damaraland. The Damara sheep is a fat-tailed breed that can be black, brown, white, or black and white pied in...

Afrikaner Cattle
2014-07-04 09:22:53

The Afrikaner is a hardy breed of cattle native to South Africa. It is also known as Afrikander and in Afrikaans it is known as the Afrikanerbees. It is part of the Sanga type cattle. In 1652, large herds of Sanga cattle were rounded up by the Khoikhoi of the Dutch Cape Colony. The Afrikaner were used by the colonists for meat and milk and Boers used them as draft animals to pull wagons on the Great Trek. They have been bred with other cattle types for their fertility, docility and...

Tolfetano Horse
2014-07-03 13:02:31

The Tolfetano is a breed of horse that originated in the Lazio region of Italy. The development of the breed was believed by some to be from crossing the Mongolian horse with native stock. Others believe it derived from crossing native horses with Barb and Spanish breeds. Originally, the breed was known as Maremmano, but when Thoroughbred blood was introduced, the Tolfetano became a separate breed. There are 15 breeds indigenous to Italy and the Tolfetano is one that is recognized by...

Soviet heavy draft horse
2014-06-25 14:10:37

The Soviet Heavy Draft is a breed of horse originating in Russia in the late 1800s and the modern breed established by the 1940s. The horse was developed by crossbreeding native mares with imported Belgian stallions. By 1936, three breeding centers were established, Pochinkovsk, Mordovian and Gavrilovo-Posad. Other breeding centers branched off of these and in 1952 the Soviet Heavy Draft was officially recognized as a heavy draft breed. The average height of the breed is 60.4 inches and...

Pleven Horse
2014-06-25 13:07:23

The Pleven is a breed of horse officially recognized in 1951. The breed was developed in the Klementina stud - the Georgi Dimitrov Agricultural Center - in Bulgaria. Arabian and Thoroughbred horses were crossbred to form the Pleven. It has mostly Anglo-Arab blood, but Gidran stallions were added into the development of today’s breed. It is bred throughout Bulgaria with efforts to increase its size to become an international sporting horse. The head has a straight profile and the neck is...

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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.