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2011-07-21 05:45:00

LAS VEGAS, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Willow Creek Enterprises Inc. (OTCBB: WLOC) (the "Company" or "Willow Creek") is pleased to announce that fifteen holes have been completed to date on the Hercules Gold & Silver Property located in the Walker Lane Mineral Belt in southern Lyon County, Nevada, USA. The Company is also pleased to announce that the drill program will continue, with additional holes being drilled in a couple of very prospective targets. Management has decided to...

2011-07-19 05:00:00

BURBANK, Calif., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Buena Vista Records releases the original motion picture soundtrack for Captain America: The First Avenger on July 19, 2011. The soundtrack features the original score composed and conducted by Alan Silvestri and the original song "Star Spangled Man" written by Alan Menken and David Zippel, performed by The Metro Voices. Alan Silvestri is an Oscar®-nominated and Grammy-winning composer who has written music for an...


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2012-06-14 07:29:05

Symbol: ZACL Group: Dicot Family: Rutaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   ZAMA3 Zanthoxylum macrophyllum Nutt. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TX, VA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta –...

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2009-06-17 12:23:44

Hercules' Club (Zanthoxylum clava-herculis), also known as Pepperwood, Southern Prickly Ash, and other common names, is a species of shrub native to the southeastern United States. This tree is also called Z. macrophyllum. It is commonly nicknamed "toothache tree" or "tingle tongue" because of the numbness to the mouth, teeth and tongue it induces when the leaves or bark is chewed on. The Hercules' Club grows to 32.5 to 55.75 feet tall. The bark is thick, spined and has cork-like lumps...

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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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