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2014-12-11 23:08:07

The Chester County SPCA (CCSPCA) has announced that the shelter achieved a 90% live release rate during the month of November. West Chester, PA (PRWEB) December

2014-12-11 08:30:27

States Challenged to Join Florida in Reducing Youth Smoking to Record Low WASHINGTON, Dec.

2014-12-03 23:06:30

New natural skin care and anti-aging formula is now available for those looking for younger, healthier and plumper skin LEWES, Del.

2014-11-26 23:01:39

ShopRite delivers 60 tons of turkeys to arrive at local food banks in time for Thanksgiving. Keasbey, NJ (PRWEB) November 26, 2014 Fighting hunger in

2014-11-20 12:30:57

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmAthene, Inc.

2014-11-17 23:02:11

Professors Paul Ferraro of Georgia State University and Kent Messer of the University of Delaware will head the newly created Center for Behavioral and Experimental Agri-Environmental Policy Research

2014-11-06 12:27:03

WILMINGTON, Del., Nov.

2014-11-04 23:06:38

MartinLogan proudly unveils their upcoming statement class hybrid electrostatic speaker, Neolith.


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Delaware chicken
2014-07-07 06:57:27

The Delaware chicken is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in the state of Delaware in the United States of America during the early part of the twentieth century by crossing New Hampshire hens with barred Plymouth Rock roosters. The breed was officially established in 1940 after George Ellis chose to breed the sports, or chickens with a light white or silver coloration, that were produced from broiler chickens. Because the area in which this breed was bred was the most...

Modern game fowl
2014-07-02 09:12:05

The modern game fowl is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in England during the latter half of the nineteenth century. This breed was developed by crossing Malays with Old English game, and although it was bred to look like a fighting chicken, it was never intended to be used as one, especially after cockfighting became illegal in its native country of England. It was accepted by the American Poultry Association as an official breed in 1874. The modern game fowl varies in...

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Word of the Day
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.