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2011-02-01 09:30:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on the popularity of its Earth® casual footwear collection, Earth, Inc. announces the Spring/Summer 2011 launch of Earthies® . Found at www.earthiesusa.com, the new branded line builds off the "seriously healthy footwear" proposition of the entire company, and represents an exciting expansion into higher fashion profiles and silhouettes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110201/NY38046 )...

2010-03-29 08:54:00

WALTHAM, Mass., March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- What has been referred to as the first shoe to ever 'make a social statement,' the Earth® brand of footwear is preparing to celebrate its 40th birthday on April 22nd, 2010. The milestone coincides with the 40th anniversary of Earth Day - what is widely regarded as the preeminent celebration to mark appreciation of the environment. The Earth Shoe® -- known today as Earth® Footwear to complement...

2010-03-16 09:06:00

WALTHAM, Mass., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Long known within the footwear industry for its commitment to sustainable practices, Earth® today announces a major forward step in its product design with the introduction of a new biodegradable sole that will stretch across the breadth of its spring offerings. In line with Earth's 'Good for You. Good for the Planet' philosophy, the Spring 2010 introduction of a new biodegradable sole coincides and honors the 40th anniversary of...

2010-03-01 12:18:00

WALTHAM, Mass., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Guided by its 'Good for You. Good for the Planet®' tagline and mantra, leading health and wellness footwear manufacturer - Earth® - today announces a values-based partnership with EarthShare, a federation of the nation's most respected environmental and conservation nonprofit organizations. Leading into "Earth Month" in April, Earth Footwear will make an initial $5,000 contribution to EarthShare. From the month...

2010-02-01 10:57:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Four months prior to its market release, Earth's new collection of footwear -- uniquely designed for the pre- and post-recovery need of athletes -- has scored a major first. Worn by Competitive Race Walker, Tim Seaman, during his off-the-track hours of training and recovery leading into the 2010 USA Mile Race Walk Championships on Friday, the footwear has helped contribute to Seaman's preparation and his record-tying 42nd U.S. Race Walk national...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'