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2013-01-04 05:02:08

Port Ludlow Marina makes a splash at the Seattle Boat Show, which runs January 25th - February 3rd. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 03, 2013 You've heard the saying "Everyone's a winner"? Well, everyone who stops by the Port Ludlow Marina's booth at the Seattle Boat Show will be. This year Port Ludlow is offering everyone who comes to their booth a prize. Each visitor will receive a scratch and win ticket in one of three catagories: Marina, Inn, or Golf and every ticket is a winner. Prizes...

2012-12-01 05:03:59

Visit Newport Beach Inc. launches the new mobile destination guide application for Newport Beach, California visitors. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 Visit Newport Beach Inc. announced the launch of the “Visit Newport Beach Inc. Mobile Concierge” iPhone and Android Mobile application. Developed by VisitMobileTM, the Mobile Concierge app is a downloadable Newport Beach destination guide that provides an effortless way for travelers to plan and navigate their way...


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North Ronaldsay Sheep
2014-10-23 14:48:17

The North Ronaldsay sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that reside on the island of North Ronaldsay in the Orkney Islands of Scotland. This breed was developed by crossing breeds found on the Orkney and Shetland islands. Today, it can be found on many of the other islands in the area and some have been exported as an exotic breed. Because the North Ronaldsay developed on an isolated island with little vegetation, it primarily consumes seaweed and this has altered its digestive system and...

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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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin