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2015-03-08 12:20:48

As part of International Women's Day, Canada's most successful Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc has been recognised for her work within the Paralympic Movement since her retirement.

2015-03-07 08:20:53

OTTAWA, March 7, 2015 /CNW/ - It was one-year ago that the world gathered in Sochi, Russia for the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.

2015-03-06 20:21:57

March is Intellectual Disabilities Awareness Month HARRISBURG, Pa., March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Wolf and the Department of Human Services (DHS) have declared

2015-03-05 23:07:53

National non-profit World T.E.A.M.

2015-03-05 08:29:40

National Campaign Launches at Summit Featuring Government, Business and Non-Profit Leaders WASHINGTON, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Easter Seals announced today their involvement

2015-03-04 23:10:56

Career fairs, mentoring and networking also top list of wants; majority are concerned about disclosure Chicago (PRWEB) March 04, 2015 Professionals with

2015-03-04 08:26:54

David Vobora, Founder/President of the Adaptive Training Foundation (ATF) launches campaign to support the rehabilitation of wounded warriors and disabled athletes. DALLAS,

2015-03-03 08:36:42

A video involving Hear the World celebrity ambassadors appeals to young people to protect their hearing STAEFA, Switzerland, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- "Make Listening Safe" - with this

2015-03-03 08:34:11

PHILADELPHIA, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier's DirectCourse online curricula provides states and agencies with tools for implementing competency-based training

2015-03-02 23:08:24

ProvidaStaff, a leader in delivering healthcare services to school systems and healthcare facilities nationwide, has announced a new name change for its educational healthcare division to EDU


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2010-09-23 19:56:17

The Braille system is a method that is widely used by blind people to read and write. It was devised in 1821 by Louis Braille, a blind Frenchman. The Braille characters are made up of six dot positions arranged in a rectangle containing two columns of three dots each. Including a subset when dots are not raised, there are sixty-four possible subsets. The positions on the grid are number 1-3 from top to bottom, on the left, and 4-6 from top to bottom on the right. Horizontal Braille text is...

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Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.