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2010-02-17 08:00:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2010 Festival of the Arts BOCA literary series' authors speak of issues that are central to us all - history, politics, sex, and YES! food. Indeed at times these topics seem to intermingle.

2009-11-13 13:29:00

NLC to Elect 2010 Officers and Board of Directors SAN ANTONIO, Nov.

2009-07-27 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Doris Kearns Goodwin, political author and historian, and Ed Begley Jr., actor, author and environmental activist, will address delegates at the National League of Cities' (NLC) 2009 Congress of Cities and Exposition, November 10-14 at the Henry B.

2009-02-02 07:00:00

Featuring Prominent Lincoln Scholars Doris Kearns Goodwin, Harold Holzer and Matthew Pinsker Live Webcast Scheduled for February 12th at 1:30pm EST WASHINGTON, Feb.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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