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2011-09-23 10:00:00

Shrader & Associates, LLP offers their expertise to North Easterners about the toxic hazards disturbed by Hurricane Irene. The firm has experience with asbestos and mesothelioma and encourages hurricane victims to protect themselves and their families as they rebuild their homes. For more information regarding mesothelioma, please contact Shrader & Associates at 888-637-6236 or visit http://www.shraderlaw.com Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 23, 2011 Attorneys at the leading national...

2011-09-16 07:05:00

CleanItSupply.com, one of the leaders in online cleaning and janitorial supply distribution, has announced a new addition to their expansive green cleaning division this week. The online cleaning supply superstore has unveiled their new line of Knuckle Buster microfiber cleaning products. Providing durability and improved cleaning, as well as a cost effective alternative that supports green cleaning programs; the Knuckle Buster line of wholesale microfiber towels are certain to make a quick...

2011-09-13 12:32:48

Strand for strand no fabric can compare to the luxurious feel, luminosity and sheen of pure silk. Since millennia, the Chinese have been unraveling the cocoons of the silk worm (Bombyx mori) and weaving the fibers into sumptuous garments, hangings, carpets, tapestries and even artworks of painted silk. Now, for the first time, scientists at the Smithsonian's Museum Conservation Institute have developed a fast and reliable method to date silk. This new technique, which is based on capillary...

2011-09-07 20:00:00

Shrader & Associates, a leading national asbestos firm, endorses the comments of Australian Senator Lisa Singh concerning the grave dangers of asbestos. The firm seeks to promote her call for home-renovation television shows to emphasize the fatal harms asbestos can cause. For more information regarding asbestos exposure and mesothelioma, please contact Shrader & Associates at 888-637-6236 or visit http://www.shraderlaw.com Glen Carbon, Illinois (PRWEB) September 07, 2011 Shrader...

2011-08-09 12:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was released today by Edison Severino, business manager of Laborers' Local 78: "At a time when the Federal government seems incapable of taking the action necessary to create the jobs that will put our members back to work, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has developed a long-term capital plan that will create thousands of good-paying, union jobs. That plan can only be implemented if the Port Authority...

2011-07-29 06:05:00

HANGZHOU, China, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Inetsilk.com, China's leading silk scarf wholesaler is offering a site wide promotion from July 30th - August 5th, 2011, with deep discounts on hard-to-find Chinese silk scarves of fall 2011 styles. In addition to the up to 76% off discount Inetsilk.com always provides, buyers can also enjoy extra huge savings according to their different purchases: for purchases over $300, wholesalers will receive $90 off; purchases over $500 will...

2011-07-28 10:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HB Litigation Conferences LLC, announces two programs on the topics of asbestos and lead litigation to be held October 3-4, 2011 at the Ritz-Carlton in Amelia Island, FL, said Tom Hagy, CEO of HB. The first event, "HB's 14th Annual National Asbestos Litigation Conference," will feature three sitting judges: the Hon. Mark Davidson, Texas MDL Asbestos Judge; the Hon. Eduardo Robreno, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania;...

2011-07-27 08:19:00

ARLINGTON, Va., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gnarus Advisors LLC (Gnarus), a leading consulting firm specializing in expert analysis, litigation testimony and business advisory, announced today that the company has opened an office in Chicago. The expansion into the Midwest continues Gnarus' overall strategy of providing broader and deeper levels of expertise for its clients across the country. Founded in 2007 by Managing Director Stephen Sellick, Gnarus now has more than 40 highly...

2011-07-20 00:00:03

Super Lawyers magazine names four California mesothelioma attorneys from Kazan, McClain, Lyons, Greenwood & Harley, PLC as top lawyers in Northern California for 2011 and names two other attorneys 2011 Rising Stars Oakland, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2011 Four California mesothelioma attorneys from the law firm of Kazan, McClain, Lyons, Greenwood & Harley, PLC have been named by California Super Lawyers magazine as top attorneys in Northern California for 2011. Only five percent of the...


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2005-07-14 11:23:31

The silkworm (Bombyx mori or "raw silk of mulberry") is the larva of a moth that is economically important as the producer of silk. Its diet consists solely of mulberry leaves and it is native to northern China. The silkworm is so called because it spins its cocoon from raw silk. The cocoon is made of a single continuous thread of raw silk from 1000 to 3000 feet (300 to 900 meters) long. Silkworms have a good appetite. They eat mulberry leaves day and night continuously. Thus, they grow...

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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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