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2014-05-09 23:07:54

Nemours Children’s Health System has been named to Becker's Healthcare 2014 list of '150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare.' “Nemours is honored to be a Becker's 2014 Great

2014-04-29 12:32:34

WILMINGTON, Delaware, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Staying ahead in the competition is becoming increasingly difficult for dental practitioners; considering the requirement

2014-04-25 23:08:19

Sebyville, Delaware based e-commerce and brick and mortar retailer announces they have secured $10 million line of credit through Richmond based lender Virginia Commercial Finance (“VCF”).

2014-04-24 12:22:46

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Data from a new government report show that if all the structurally deficient bridges in the United States were placed end-to-end, it would take

2014-04-21 23:04:19

Goodwill Car Donation of Wilmington, Delaware, is now accepting used vehicle donations of cars in any condition.

2014-04-19 23:01:48

An individual trapped in the depths of drug addiction sometimes needs a push toward new choices, and having an intervention is one way.

2014-04-14 12:25:26

WILMINGTON, Del., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meriton Serviced Apartments (MSA) is Australia's fastest-growing accommodation brand, with more than 3,200 rooms in 13 properties across Australia's

2014-04-10 12:27:46

Natural Herb Labs LLC has released its 100% all natural herbal formula geared towards helping men that may be experiencing less than ideal erections or having performance problems in the bedroom. LEWES,

2014-04-09 16:24:32

BUFFALO, N.Y., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delaware North Companies Principal Jerry Jacobs Jr. has been named to the U.S.

2014-04-05 20:20:25

2014 Recipients Honored for Lasting Contributions to Modern Culture WILMINGTON, Del., April 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three renowned achievers were honored for their lifetime accomplishments


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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
pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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