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2014-11-19 16:29:31

Veterinary-owned brand will expand Petco's online offering to include prescription services and additional pet products SAN DIEGO, Nov 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Petco today announced

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Redeemable at 100,000+ properties and destinations worldwide DALLAS, Nov.

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Two Lawsuits Against Company Also Allege Needless Admissions OAKLAND, Calif., Nov.

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iMyne's free membership links online shopping and charitable giving by leveraging untapped marketing dollars from hundreds of top retailers MINNEAPOLIS, Nov.

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ONTARIO, Calif., Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr.

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Employees raise funds to support lifesaving mission of research hospital WAYNE, Pa., Nov.


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2014-02-25 08:47:20

Cartercar is a vehicle manufacturer, founded by Byron J. Carter in 1905, Jackson, Michigan. The company moved to Detroit in 1906, then to Pontiac, Michigan from 1907 to 1915. Originally, Carter started his own company named the Motorcar Company in 1905 after leaving the Jackson Automobile Company. At the end of the year, he moved to Detroit due to financing. The company was renamed the Cartercar Company in 1907 when it relocated to Pontiac, Michigan and merged with the Pontiac High...

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2010-10-11 19:48:16

The slinky consists of a helical spring that stretches and can bounce up and down. The spring can travel down stairs as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and momentum. Invented by Richard James in 1940's the slinky was demonstrated at Gimbels department store in 1945. The store sold its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James Industries was formed to manufacture the slinky. It was until 1998 that the James family cashed in by selling the company to...

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Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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