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2014-09-24 04:21:17

Faith Driven Consumer Founder Chris Stone encourages FDC community to take a date to see THE SONG, opening this Friday in theaters RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Faith Driven Consumer(TM) -- the group behind the IStandWithPhil.com movement which played a leading role in Phil Robertson's return to Duck Dynasty, the #OpenZilla campaign for workplace tolerance at Mozilla, and the #FlipThisDecision campaign supporting the Benham Twins after their show's cancellation by...

2014-02-03 12:24:31

New five-week church-wide experience for all ages GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America's favorite reality show family continues to use their fame for God's glory. The Robertsons, from the hit series "Duck Dynasty®," are expanding their outreach into churches across America with "Faith Commander: Living Five Values from the Parables of Jesus." In this new church-wide curriculum -- published by Zondervan -- Korie Robertson along with her mother, Chrys Howard, created a...

Waterfowl Poisoning Reduced By Lead Shot Prohibition
2014-01-17 13:10:53

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Lead shot was forbidden in 2001 in Spanish wetlands on the Ramsar List of these areas of international importance. Ten years later, this prohibition -and the consequent use of steel shot by hunters- has started to bear fruit, according to a report in the journal 'Environment International'. "The most important part of our work is that it shows that, despite it's still covering a partial area, the change of material from lead to steel...

2013-12-31 04:20:03

BEIJING, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China has started working with Quanjude, the supplier of China's famous Beijing Duck, to offer Beijing Duck in the First Class on its routes to Europe and the United States, making the authentic "Chinese flavor" available high up in the air. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO ) The onboard "Beijing Duck" represents Air China's another attempt to innovate in-flight menus after the carrier has introduced dozens of...

2013-10-04 23:01:16

With enhanced mobile access, Ducks Unlimited’s newest online tools and information can help make this your best hunting season ever. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Just in time for duck and goose hunting season, Ducks Unlimited has launched a new season of Waterfowl 360, the ultimate online resource for waterfowl hunters. The latest version of Waterfowl 360 includes new features and enhancements to help waterfowlers have their best season ever. “Hunters should be excited about...


Latest Duck Reference Libraries

Rouen Duck
2014-09-08 20:09:22

The Rouen duck is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in France during the nineteenth century. Although it had been developed earlier than the nineteenth century in France, it did not become the modern breed until it was brought to England. The original duck was similar to a mallard in appearance, but selective breeding increased its size and changed its coloration. It was mostly used as a table bird, although it could produce eggs for the egg market. The Rouen breed was eventually...

Magpie Duck
2014-09-08 12:28:35

The magpie duck is a breed of domestic duck that originated in the United Kingdom during the nineteenth century. The breed was developed by Oliver Drake and M.C. Gower-Williams, who most likely used selective breeding techniques with the Belgian Huttegem, a breed that was highly similar to the magpie duck. Although it was brought to the United States in 1963 and accepted by the American Standard of Perfection in 1977, it did not become well known in that area until 1984. The weight of the...

Khaki Campbell
2014-09-08 12:05:02

The khaki Campbell duck, also known as the Campbell duck, is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England by Mrs. Adah Campbell during the early nineteenth century. The development of this breed began when Campbell bought and Indian runner duck of an unknown type and bred them with the domestic Rouen duck and the wild Mallard. The result was known as the Campbell duck and it could lay a large amount of eggs. This breed was introduced to public breeders in 1898, but Campbell wanted...

Indian Runner Duck
2014-09-05 13:17:55

The Indian runner duck is a breed of domestic duck that was found in the East Indies, although it is not thought that the breed originated from this area. It is thought that the term “Indian” may have been used in an exaggerating manner, signifying a port where the breed was shipped from or the men from the East India Company who transported them. This breed became well known for its egg-laying abilities in the United States and Europe during the late nineteenth century. The first...

Cayuga Duck
2014-09-04 13:29:20

The Cayuga duck is a breed of domestic duck that is thought to have been developed in the United States. Although its origins are unknown, it is widely accepted that the breed is either a descendant of the American black duck or that is was a hybrid produced by breeding the American black duck or another domestic breed with the wild mallard, although this theory is not held in high regard. The first record of the breed, which was named after Cayuga Lake in the state of New York, is dated to...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'