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2013-08-29 23:18:40

Document That Helped Shape the U.S. Constitution to Go on Exhibit at the Houston Museum of Natural Science Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 An original edition of the “Magna Carta,” and the only known example of the King’s Writ, a letter from King John to the Sheriff of Gloucester dated June 20, 1215 A.D. announcing the signing of the Magna Carta, will travel to the Houston Museum of Natural Science from its home in Hereford Cathedral, and can be viewed for a limited time,...

2013-08-29 23:00:21

Cambridge House of Swansea, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host a tailgating party when the St. Louis Rams play the Atlanta Falcons on Sept. 15. The community in the St. Louis Metro East area serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Cambridge House of Swansea, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a Rams Tailgating Party from noon to 2 p.m. on Sept. 15. The community, which is located at 3900...

2013-08-20 23:28:37

Guests in Portland, Oregon are still eligible for discounted waxing this summer. Portland, OR (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 European Wax Center Portland is proud to showcase its summer steal that is still on - the Beach Bod Special for waxing in Portland, Oregon. Any Oregon guest can receive a luxurious free fourth waxing service with the purchase of three full-priced waxing services. That saves residents of Portland 25% on hair removal! With this special seasonal offer, guests can lay back and...

2013-08-20 23:01:44

EarthCam’s construction camera technology was onsite since December 2011 to document progress for the new Dunbar High School in Washington, DC. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 The ribbon was cut for the new Dunbar High School in Washington, DC yesterday, unveiling the state-of-the-art $122 million facility located next to the previous 1970s-era building. EarthCam’s construction camera technology was onsite since December 2011 to document the progress in high definition...

2013-08-12 23:00:14

Cambridge House of Swansea, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host a quarter auction on Aug. 18. The community in the St. Louis Metro East area serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Cambridge House of Swansea – a BMA affordable assisted living community – will host a quarter auction at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18. The community, which is located at 3900 Sullivan Dr. in Swansea, Illinois, serves older...

2013-08-11 23:00:04

Cambridge House of Swansea, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, will host an informative immunization session on Aug. 13. The community in the St. Louis Metro East area serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) August 11, 2013 Cambridge House of Swansea – a BMA affordable assisted living community – is hosting a community health education program that focuses on immunizations for older adults. Jamie Ahlers, a physical...

2013-08-10 23:01:52

The BEAT100 team congratulates Stephen Hereford for an impressive first, Gayatri Nair in achieving second, and Cappy for placing third in the BEAT100 World Music Chart! (PRWEB) August 10, 2013 The BEAT100 team congratulates Stephen Hereford for an impressive first, Gayatri Nair in achieving second, and Cappy for placing third in the BEAT100 World Music Chart! These musicians achieved the most votes on BEAT100 for their music videos while receiving international recognition for their...

2013-07-31 23:19:28

Dallas area festival showcased on new Travel Channel television show. Waxahachie, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Scarborough Renaissance Festival® was featured on the new original series, Fandemonium, hosted by Adam Richman. Host Adam Richman is on a mission to explore the world of ultimate super-fans and the extremes they go to in order to celebrate their passion. Richman explores what makes someone willing to spend thousands of dollars on costumes, gear and food at their favorite event....


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Grice
2014-09-05 10:47:45

The grice, also known as the highland or Irish pig, is an extinct breed of domestic pig that once roamed the highland hills and islands of Scotland and Ireland. During the nineteenth century, this breed was described as being extremely hardy and aggressive, often known to wander from its own farmlands to forage for food. Because of this, it was recommended that farmers stop keeping the breed on their farms, and coupled with the growing popularity of imported pigs it declined in population and...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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