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2011-05-06 12:58:00

NEW YORK, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EILEEN FISHER, a brand known for beautifully simple clothes designed to move with real life, is delighted to announce the recipients of its 7th Annual Business Grant Program for Women Entrepreneurs. The program recognizes 100% women-owned businesses that are innovative and produce products that foster environmental and economical health in their communities. Recipients will each receive a $12,500 grant and be flown to New York City for a two day...

2011-04-04 12:54:00

DETROIT, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center in Detroit is pleased to announce Diane Renaud as its new Executive Director and CEO. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110404/MM76846LOGO) Renaud comes to the Center with 25 years of experience in nonprofit and marketing management for organizations such as Children's Hospital of Michigan and BBDO Detroit. She most recently served as Vice President of Corporate Marketing at Comerica Bank,...

2011-02-22 08:30:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sideways, which transforms books, magazines and other publications into immersive experiences on mobile devices, today released a version of Beatrix Potter's classic with The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher: Buddy Edition app for the iPad, iPhone and Touch. Sideways' patent-pending Buddy Reading technology uses Apple's Game Center, allowing two people to remotely read aloud together. Now an out-of-town parent can read a bedtime story in real-time to a...

2011-02-03 00:00:44

Magazines.com, the largest and the most dependable magazine subscription service on the Internet, names Amy Fisher Executive Director of Publisher Relations. Franklin, TN (Vocus/PRWEB) February 02, 2011 Amy Fisher has been named Magazines.com Executive Director of Publisher Relations, Magazines.com CEO and President Jay Clarke announced today. "Amy has spent more than two decades working in the magazine industry. She possesses unique insight into how publishers leverage their relationships...

2011-01-12 07:30:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jenny Craig, Inc., one of the nation's leading authorities on weight management, today announced Carrie Fisher as the newest Jenny Craig celebrity client and spokesperson. The actress and critically acclaimed bestselling author, best known for her role as Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy, is starting off the New Year with a resolution to lose 30 pounds.* (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110112/LA28892) Fisher...

2010-11-11 06:34:00

DOVER, Del., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley and General Norton A. Schwartz, Chief of Staff of the Air Force joined Fisher House Foundation Chairman Ken Fisher, President David Coker, Representatives of American Gold Star Mothers, Matthew Denn, Lt. Governor of Delaware and other special guests gathered - on the day before Veterans Day - to officially dedicate the Fisher House for the Families of the Fallen and Meditation Pavilion on the campus of...

2010-10-15 08:03:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New and expanding opportunities for fishers and bobcats highlight this year's furbearer trapping and hunting seasons, according to Pennsylvania Game Commission officials. After 10 bobcat seasons harvests tempered by specific numbers of permits, the Board established a three-week bobcat season (Dec. 18-Jan. 8 for hunting, and Dec. 18-Jan. 9 for trapping), and provides all furtaker and combination license holders the opportunity to...

2010-09-28 10:59:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study by User Centric, Inc., a user research and design firm based in Chicago, used eye tracking technology to show how the packaging of some products captures attention and influences purchasing decisions better than that of the competing brands. Recognizing that purchasing decisions are often made in front of a shelf in a store, the study measured the success of packaging in four stages of the shopping experience: attention, interest, desire,...

2010-04-12 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Fisher Wallace Laboratories today announced the results of a brain stimulation study involving the Fisher Wallace Cranial Stimulator, a portable medical device that treats depression, anxiety and insomnia. The study, published in The Neuroscientist and authored by Dr. Felipe Fregni, assistant professor in neurology at Harvard Medical School, analyzes a decade's worth of research on the brain stimulation technology used by the Fisher Wallace Cranial...

2010-02-01 16:21:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Fynanz, Inc., the financial technology company that provides fully integrated, turn-key private student lending platforms, today announced that it has closed $6.5M in Series A funding from a group of investors led by Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), a leading global venture capital firm (based in Menlo Park, CA) and DFJ Gotham Ventures (based in New York, NY), with participation from The Brazos Group (based in Waco, TX), Zelkova Ventures (based in New York,...


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2012-06-14 09:11:06

Symbol: SUHA Group: Dicot Family: Saxifragaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CO, ID, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

2012-06-14 09:11:07

Symbol: SUHAP Group: Dicot Family: Saxifragaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   SUPU Sullivantia purpusii (Brand) Rosend. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CO Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division...

2012-06-14 09:11:08

Symbol: SUHAH Group: Dicot Family: Saxifragaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:ID, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

2012-06-14 12:25:39

Symbol: POME16 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   CAPA33 Caesalpinia parryi (Fisher) Eifert   Parry's holdback   HOPA7 Hoffmannseggia parryi (Fisher) B.L. Turner   Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta –...

2012-06-14 13:47:24

Symbol: PEEL5 Group: Dicot Family: Scrophulariaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   PEDAE Penstemon davidsonii Greene var. ellipticus (J.M. Coult. & Fisher) B. Boivin Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:ID, MT, WA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta –...

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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.