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2015-04-30 16:24:01

OTTAWA, April 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada Post will issue a stamp to mark the 100(th) anniversary of the poignant poem that made the poppy an international symbol of wartime sacrifices and has been

2015-01-09 08:27:57

- LG Innotek will introduce advanced ESL products at the "®NRF Retail's Big Show 2015" SEOUL, South Korea, Jan.

2014-11-06 16:29:39

OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian War Museum is proud to present Fighting in Flanders - Gas. Mud.

2014-03-14 12:28:10

GHENT, Belgium, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ActoGeniX NV, creator of ActoBiotics(TM), announced today that Bernard Coulie, Chief Executive Officer, will present a company overview at the


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Maxwell Mascotte Touring 1911
2014-02-21 11:44:23

In 1904 the Maxwell-Briscoe Company was founded by Jonathan Dixon Maxwell and Benjamin Briscoe in Tarrytown, New York. The Tarrytown factory was destroyed by fire in 1907. Maxwell-Briscoe built a new factory in New Castle, Indiana. It was the world’s largest automobile plant and Chrysler used it until 2004 when it was demolished. In 1913, Maxwell’s assets were acquired by Walter Flanders and moved the company to Detroit, Michigan, but also kept two plants in Dayton, Ohio to...

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Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]