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2014-08-30 23:04:40

Barton Associates, a leading national locum tenens physician, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner staffing agency, announces a new office location in Austin, TX, set to open September 1, 2014. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Barton Associates, an industry leading national physician, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner locum tenens company, announces a new office location in Austin, TX, scheduled to open September 1, 2014. Barton Associates is headquartered in Peabody,...

2014-08-14 16:24:50

Second annual report highlights widespread use of TOEIC® test to measure English proficiency in the workplace PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Educational Testing Service (ETS) is releasing the second annual report on TOEIC(®) test takers worldwide for the TOEIC(®) Listening and Reading (L&R) assessment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/DC33419LOGO The TOEIC(®) Listening and Reading Report on Test Takers Worldwide is based on the information...

2014-08-05 12:25:59

Over 900 raters scored 60,000 hours of video footage from classroom observations PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research scientists from Educational Testing Service (ETS) co-authored six of the 16 chapters in a new book from the Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project, which was funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Much of their work centered on developing systems for training raters to evaluate teacher performances in order to avoid subjectivity...

2014-08-04 23:01:22

Logophiles will enjoy eReflect’s latest blog post that discusses bizarrely created social media jargon. eReflect makes a point that contrary to popular belief, learning new words can lead to lots of fun. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 A new blog post on social media jargon has just been published by eReflect on the Ultimate Vocabulary blog. The blog post titled "10 All-Time Classic Social Media Jargon Words That Were Bizarrely Created" covers words that everyone...

2014-07-17 23:11:12

Bedford Award Program Honors the Achievements of FCNE Bedford, NH (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The Fertility Centers of New England has been selected for the 2014 Best of Bedford Award in the Doctors category by the Bedford Award Program. The Fertility Centers of New England-Bedford Center has a location at 169 S. River Road and this represents the second year in row that the Fertility Centers of New England-Bedford has been recognized. Each year, the Bedford Award Program identifies companies...

2014-07-10 08:32:01

PRINCETON, N.J., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Videos of interviews and presentations from some of the world's leading experts in large-scale international assessment and research are now available online from Educational Testing Service (ETS). The featured videos were recorded during the PIAAC Invitational Research Conference. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/DC33419LOGO The conference took place in Washington, D.C., last November, and attracted over 200...

2014-06-30 08:26:21

JERSEY CITY, N.J., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- James & Dolley Madison: America's First Power Couple, a comprehensive dual biography by Dr. Bruce Chadwick, a professor of English at New Jersey City University, has been published by Prometheus Books. Drawing primarily from recently uncovered letters at the University of Virginia, Dr. Chadwick's book is a reconstruction of the Madisons' personal and political lives. In his 450-page book, Dr. Chadwick, unlike other historians,...

2014-06-23 16:22:46

The Comedy Event Also Features Appearances by Stand-Up Icons Tom Green, Bobcat Goldthwait, Tommy Davidson, Jimmie Walker, and Gilbert Gottfried LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exercise your right to laugh this Independence Day weekend, with "AXS TV's 5(TH) of July Comedy High-Five" marathon on Saturday, July 5, at 3pE. The unprecedented block features five hours of the network's hit series GOTHAM COMEDY LIVE, putting the spotlight on some of the country's top comics as...

2014-05-30 00:21:30

Co-Champions Declared for First Time Since 1962 NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sriram Hathwar, a 14-year-old speller from Painted Post, New York, and Ansun Sujoe, a 13-year-old speller from Fort Worth, Texas, were declared co-champions of the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee tonight. The declaration of co-champions came after round 22, when Hathwar spelled "stichomythia," which is defined as "dialogue especially of altercation or dispute delivered in...

2014-05-22 16:24:28

CINCINNATI, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The stage is set for the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee -- when the eyes of the nation will look to young spellers vying for the coveted title of champion. The Bee will take place May 27, 28 and 29 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. "The Scripps National Spelling Bee is one of America's most enduring celebrations of academic excellence. It's a great American tradition," said Paige Kimble, executive...


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pungle
  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
This word comes from the Spanish 'pongale,' put it.
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