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2011-06-15 00:00:28

Rocky National offers award winning custom laser engraving on knives and multi-tools. Using the latest in laser marking technology, they can produce a stunning level of detail on a wide variety of metals. Eau Claire, WI (PRWEB) June 13, 2011 Best known their high levels of customer satisfaction and low prices on knives and multi-tools, Rocky National now offers in-house custom laser engraving. Using state of the art equipment, Rocky National provides customers with custom knives and tools...

2010-12-14 05:08:00

SOLLENTUNA, Sweden, December 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With innovation, function and design in focus the range has been improved by offering a simpler and easy to understand selection of compasses still covering the whole range from beginners through to expedition use. Striking contrast color on the compass needle, a larger mirror for better reading on mirror sighting compasses and a more secure grip on the compass housing are examples of how the range options have been slimmed down and...

2010-06-15 16:12:00

LOS ANGELES, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- LEHR Incorporated is proud to announce that the award winning, low-emission propane power technology behind the EcoTrimmer, EcoBlower, and EcoMower has been licensed by Fiskars, a multinational powerhouse known for its innovative and iconic lawn and garden tools. LEHR and Fiskars both have a reputation for innovation, quality, performance and deep concern for our environment. It was these shared qualities that convinced LEHR to grant an exclusive,...

2009-09-25 05:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Finnish home furnishings manufacturer iittala officially spotlighted Didriks as a featured retailer of the Design Research Exhibit in Harvard Square. This novel exhibit entirely recreates the iconic Design Research home furnishings store in the renowned building at 48 Brattle Street that the company occupied from 1953 to 1979. The Brattle Street structure was designed by Ben Thompson, architect and founder of Design Research, and was recently...

2009-07-15 13:00:00

ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Craft & Hobby Association (CHA) is proud to announce that on July 31, 2009, CHA members will attempt to set two World Records at the Craft SuperShow held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. For the first attempt, CHA partners with member Scrapbook Royalty to host the World's Largest Crop. A crop is an event where scrapbookers get together to scrapbook using the hottest tools, and learn the latest techniques...

2009-01-30 06:46:00

HELSINKI, January 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ole Johansson, President and CEO: "The year 2008 will go down in history as a year of contrasts for Wartsila. On one hand it was another record year; net sales grew by more than 23% and the profitability also improved clearly. The order intake was brisk in the beginning of the year and by the end of June the order book reached a level of 7.5 billion euros. On the other hand, the global financial and economic crisis created...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'