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2011-02-28 06:40:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Tide® and Gain® compacted powder laundry detergents are now available at Target stores nationwide. The new detergents are compacted by one-third, while offering the same number of loads in a smaller box. The compacted powder laundry detergents could help save up to 22 million pounds of total packaging in the U.S. and Canada each year. "This launch represents P&G's commitment to innovate and improve...

2010-10-12 09:21:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12: DETERGENTS Profile America -- Tuesday, October 12th. Something that we all take for granted made its appearance this week in 1933, when the first household detergent -- named Dreft -- went on sale. The chemistry of...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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