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2010-09-24 04:29:00

DUBLIN, September 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Consumers Around the World Join in the Global Celebration in Addition to Live Music Events and Celebrations in Ireland, the USA, the Caribbean and Asia The owners of GUINNESS(R) beer, the world's number one stout, last night hosted the 2010 Arthur's Day global celebration, which kicked off at the world famous St. James's Gate Brewery. Westlife, The Script, Brandon Flowers, Snow Patrol, Kelis, The Manic Street Preachers, and...

2010-09-23 11:51:00

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Diageo has launched a new iPhone app for its cocktails site, thebar.com. With 83 percent of adult consumers conducting party planning research before they even leave home -- this app gives them the chance to be responsible master mixologists and the ultimate party planners, whether they're looking for tips before heading to the store, en route, within the store, or even at their favorite bar. Available on the iTunes US App Store and developed by...

2010-09-20 07:58:00

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Diageo, the world's leading spirits, wine and beer company and an industry leader in promoting responsible drinking, applauds the efforts that contributed to a 7.4% decline in alcohol-related driving fatalities in 2009. This data, reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), found that 33 states and Puerto Rico experienced a decline in the number of alcohol-impaired driving fatalities in 2009 compared to 2008....

2010-09-16 04:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Who is the world's highest earning celebrity? Which power couple dominates the entertainment world? What pop star commands the most searches on the Internet? The new Guinness World Records 2011 edition out now reveals all this and more in its celebrity-filled pages. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100916/NY66051 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100916/NY66051 ) As one of the most talked about pop stars in recent memory, it...

2010-09-15 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The global authority on all things record-breaking returns today with Guinness World Records 2011! The latest edition of the best-selling copyright book of all time comes to stores exploding with completely updated records and 100% new photographs. Loaded with more than 4,000 new and updated records that are sure to spark wonder and awe, Guinness World Records 2011 is available in bookstores today. With more American content than ever before, the 2011...

2010-09-08 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- GUINNESS® announced today the launch of the Guinness® Pro Challenge, a national contest to find consumers bold enough to go head-to-head with professional football legend Jerome "The Bus" Bettis. Consumers can share their most memorable athletic moment of character and courage at www.Guinness.com for the chance to win a trip to Dallas the week of pro football's post-season finale and take on Bettis in a head-to-head...

2010-08-24 08:15:00

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Guinness Exploration Inc. ("Company"), (OTC Bulletin Board: GNXP), has received a positive report from CEO Alastair Brown and Chief Geologist John Hiner regarding their four day visit to the Nantawa Project during August 4th through 7th. President Alastair Brown reported, "The purpose of our visit was to conduct an on-site operations inspection, consult with our geological and technical team, and meet with Yukon...

2010-08-12 13:37:00

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A study conducted by CAMY, the Center for Alcohol Marketing and Youth, released earlier this week, found a dramatic reduction in the exposure of youth to alcohol advertising in magazines. From 2001 to 2008, exposure dropped by an impressive 48%, demonstrating that the industry's practice of self-regulation and commitment to advertising exclusively in publications with an audience that's at least 70% age 21 or older is working. CAMY's...

2010-08-01 07:45:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- BMX legend Jamie Bestwick made X Games history yesterday as he won his fourth consecutive gold medal in the BMX Vert. In doing so he earned his place in the Guinness World Records as the first-ever athlete to achieve four repeat gold medals in the event. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100801/NY43962 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100801/NY43962 ) Guinness World Records Live!, sponsor of the BMX Park and Skate Park at X...

2010-07-27 11:27:00

NEW YORK, July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- This summer, Baileys Original Irish Cream is celebrating iced coffee by teaming bartenders and baristas from across the country to create unique coffee-inspired cocktails. Pairs from six cities across the United States are appearing in a series of online videos demonstrating mixology and brewing techniques for perfecting delicious iced coffee cocktails at home. The webisodes, airing on Facebook throughout the months of July and August, are...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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