Latest Delaware Stories

2013-07-12 23:22:15

Dr. Regina Lee Blaszczyk to speak at Hagley Museum and Library on September 12 about her research on color and commerce in American history and her newest book, The Color Revolution. Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 How does the fashion industry select next season’s colors? Hagley Museum and Library will welcome renowned author Dr. Regina Lee Blaszczyk on September 12 to speak about the relationship between color and commerce in American history. Based on her newest book, The...

2013-06-29 23:18:22

Delaware homeowners, condos, mobile homes, and apartment dwellers now have acces to a product line of new state-of-the-art Smart Home Utility Systems, Green Energy Management Services, Security Lock Automation, Windows and Doors, CO2, Fire Alarms and Smoke Detectors, Medical Alerts, Thermostats, and Home Security Automation Services in all DE counties. Dover, Delaware (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Hot Price Home Security Systems.com (http://www.hotpricehomesecuritysystems.com) gets that investing...

2013-06-29 23:04:52

Secure Self Storage is a family of self storage facilities in northeast USA including 3 storage facilities in Delaware at Rehoboth Beach, Millsboro, and New Castle. Secure Self Storage facility in Rehoboth Beach announces going green by using solar power to run its facility. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 Secure Self Storage is a family of self storage facilities in northeast USA providing best self storage solutions to its customers. Secure Self Storage facilities in USA are spread...

2013-06-27 23:34:15

eZanga.com, an online advertising company, aims to win $10,000 for the M.O.T. Big Ball Marathon, a committee that collectively supports those in need in the Middletown, Delaware area. Middletown, Delaware (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 A few weeks ago, 2,065 business-to-business companies across the country kicked off an eleven week social media competition to win $10,000 for the charity of their choice. Social Madness, hosted by the American City Business Journal, is a contest that pits one...

Latest Delaware Reference Libraries

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
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'