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2009-05-21 11:33:00

Nearly 1 Million Votes Cast Rivals 1992 Elvis Vote WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maggie Simpson, a character of few words other than the sucking of her pacifier now has something to shout about. The youngest member of the Fox hit series, THE SIMPSONS, beat her dad, Homer, by ("D'oh!"), by more than 8,000 ballots as the favorite Simpsons stamp in an online vote that took place at www.usps.com between April 7 and May 14. Of the more than 916,000 votes cast, Bart came in...

2009-05-07 11:15:00

Favorite Character Vote continues through May 14 at www.usps.com/simpsons LOS ANGELES, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Ay, Carumba!" A 'stampede' of one billion Simpsons stamps began escaping from America's 34,000 Post Offices and infiltrated the nation's mailstream following the issuance of The Simpsons stamps and postal cards today. The first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony took place at Twentieth Century Fox Studios in Los Angeles. There, The Simpsons Creator and Executive Producer,...

2008-08-29 18:00:39

By Mackenna CATHY Jamieson needs to pep up her leadership campaign. It's one thing to call for improved health screening for athletes. It's quite another to direct people to a website on the issue which is not only run by the SNP Government but which also says they have already decided to improve athletes' health screening. D'oh. (c) 2008 Daily Mirror. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2006-03-31 21:08:42

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - To learn some long-awaited news about "The Simpsons," television's most popular cartoon family, fans had to go to the movies on Friday. Film studio 20th Century Fox released a 25-second promotional trailer at showings of its new computer-animated movie "Ice Age: The Meltdown" to announce the first big-screen version of "The Simpsons" would be coming to theaters on July 27, 2007. The trailer begins with a giant superhero-sized letter "S" while an announcer...

2006-04-01 00:05:00

LOS ANGELES -- To learn some long-awaited news about "The Simpsons," television's most popular cartoon family, fans had to go to the movies on Friday. Film studio 20th Century Fox released a 25-second promotional trailer at showings of its new computer-animated movie "Ice Age: The Meltdown" to announce the first big-screen version of "The Simpsons" would be coming to theaters on July 27, 2007. The trailer begins with a giant superhero-sized letter "S" while an announcer declares, "Leaping his...

2006-03-09 11:32:57

By Adam Pasick LONDON (Reuters) - A video that recreates the introduction to "The Simpsons" with live actors is spreading across the Internet faster than Homer can say "D'oh" -- part of a viral marketing campaign by UK satellite broadcaster BSkyB. Painstakingly crafted by Sky and its ad agency Devilfish, the video was originally intended as an on-air promotion for the Sky One network, which airs new episodes of "The Simpsons" in the UK. The company decided to release it on the...

2006-03-02 08:40:59

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Most Americans have an easier time naming members of the cartoon Simpson family than listing the five freedoms granted by the nation's founders, a survey by a museum released on Wednesday said. Here's a hint: one of them is not the right to own and raise pets, an error committed by one in five respondents. Half of 1,000 Americans randomly surveyed by the McCormick Tribune Freedom Museum could name at least two of the five members of Fox Television's Simpson...

2006-03-01 21:37:37

(Please read in ninth paragraph ... the right not to incriminate yourself ... instead of ... the right to self-incrimination ... .) A corrected story follows. CHICAGO (Reuters) - Most Americans have an easier time naming members of the cartoon Simpson family than listing the five freedoms granted by the nation's founders, a survey by a museum released on Wednesday said. Here's a hint: one of them is not the right to own and raise pets, an error committed by one in five respondents....

2006-03-02 00:15:00

CHICAGO -- Most Americans have an easier time naming members of the cartoon Simpson family than listing the five freedoms granted by the nation's founders, a survey by a museum released on Wednesday said. Here's a hint: one of them is not the right to own and raise pets, an error committed by one in five respondents. Half of 1,000 Americans randomly surveyed by the McCormick Tribune Freedom Museum could name at least two of the five members of Fox Television's Simpson family, the stars of the...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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