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2014-08-26 23:16:47

The book, written by a former McDonald’s franchise owner, offers a first-hand account of the inner workings of inner-city and suburban franchises and exposes the reality of the McDonald’s franchise system. http://www.amazon.com/The-Tainted-Burger-McDonalds-Franchise/dp/1499160364 Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 “The Tainted Burger: A McDonald’s Franchise Owner’s Tale” has received new reviews that applaud its straightforward and candid portrayal of the life of a...

2014-08-26 23:12:35

September 13 is Positive Thinking Day in the US. Couples in trouble all over the world can get out of trouble fast with the new Guide 3 Fast + Fun Ways to Reignite the Spark in Your Marriage TODAY, plus The 6-Point Plan to Create Romance and Intimacy created by Couples In Trouble Relationship Expert, Dr. Jackie Black. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 “Let’s make September all about staying mindful about our attitude and choosing a positive attitude. It's like the story of...

2014-08-26 23:12:21

Star2Star Chief Marketing Officer Michelle Accardi-Petersen was named Young Businesswoman of the Year by the Tampa Bay Business Journal. Sarasota, Florida (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Star2Star Communications, makers of the World’s Most Scalable Cloud Communications Solution, announced that Star2Star Chief Marketing Officer Michelle Accardi-Petersen was named Business Woman of the Year by the Tampa Bay Business Journal. The Business Women of the Year awards are presented annually to the top...

2014-08-26 23:09:14

Advanced Mobility and Specialty Vehicles, a leader in the design and manufacture of mobile medical trailers, announced today that they have delivered a new Siemens Biograph™ TruePoint™ PET-CT Trailer to Alliance-HNI, headquartered in Owosso, Michigan. Alliance-HNI awarded their contract to Siemens Healthcare for the Biograph™ TruePoint™ PET-CT system contingent on Advanced Mobility completing the process of validation by Siemens as an approved manufacturer of the PET-CT trailer....

2014-08-26 23:08:55

Grand Stevie Award Trophies to Be Presented in Paris on October 10 (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Stevie® Awards have announced the winners of the Best of the IBA Awards in The 2014 (11th Annual) International Business Awards, the world's premier business awards competition. Nominees in the 2014 IBAs were not able to apply for the Best of the IBA Awards directly. Winners were determined by a points system based on the total number of awards won in the IBAs. This year's Gold,...

2014-08-26 23:08:12

Partners received awards in 18 categories ranging from Largest Acumatica Deployment of the Year to Coolest ISV Solution. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Acumatica, a leading provider of cloud business management software, last night recognized its top partners at a special reception during its annual Partner Summit in Denver, where more than 400 partners are in attendance. “This year, we’ve expanded our honors list with even more categories as our partner ecosystem grows in...

2014-08-26 23:07:42

It would be hard to tell from his impressive portfolio, which includes fashion layouts for everyone from Chanel and Gucci to CK One and Pepe Jeans, and most recently Citizen K Homme Sport, that Brazilian model Romulo Pires is a regular person who enjoys doing the same things that all people his age do. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 It would be hard to tell from his impressive portfolio, which includes fashion layouts for everyone from Chanel and Gucci to CK One and Pepe...

2014-08-26 23:02:31

TexVetPets.org encourages dog lovers to celebrate National Dog Day, a holiday to recognize the companionship and service that dogs provide humans. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Today is National Dog Day, marking a special time to celebrate the joy and companionship that dogs contribute to the lives of humans. Since it was established in 2004, each August 26 is dedicated to recognizing dog ownership, safety and appreciation. We love and care for our dogs every day of the year, but...

2014-08-26 16:29:38

Year-long Amazing Women Campaign Seeks Second Honoree to Celebrate Back-to-School MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Christopher & Banks today announced the second search in its initial year-long Amazing Women campaign, requesting nominations for women who serve as teachers, mentors and coaches. Nominations are open August 26 - September 7, 2014. "At Christopher & Banks, we recognize that Every Day, Women Do Amazing Things," said LuAnn Via, Christopher & Banks president...

2014-08-26 16:26:38

Hosted for the Seventh Time by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, "The 48th Annual CMA Awards" Airs Live Wednesday, Nov. 5 on the ABC Television Network NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town will join CMA Award winner Darius Rucker Wednesday, Sept. 3 in New York City for the announcement of the final nominees for "The 48th Annual CMA Awards," which will air live from Nashville, Wednesday, Nov. 5 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the...


Latest Human Interest Reference Libraries

Yokohama
2014-07-15 06:54:19

The Yokohama is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in Japan, although the modern type was developed in Europe using the original founders of the breed. These include the Minohiki, which was the primary breed used to develop the Yokohama, and the Onagadori, which became more well known in Europe than the Minohiki. The Yokohama varies in weight depending upon the type and sex, with standard size individuals ranging between four and five pounds and bantam types reaching smaller...

Ankole-Watusi Cattle
2014-07-04 10:10:48

The Ankole-Watusi is a breed of cattle native to Africa. It is also known as the Anokle longhorn. The Ankole-Watusi have been illustrated on ancient rock paintings, Egyptian art and on pyramid walls. A breed called the Sanga spread to eastern Africa and became the base stock for many of the African breeds of cattle. The Nkole tribe’s Sanga cattle is called the Ankole and in Rwanda and Burundi it is called the Watusi. The original Ankole-Watusi cattle owned by chiefs and kings were...

Croad Langshan
2014-06-17 09:17:52

The Croad Langshan is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in China. It was named after the Langshan district in which it was developed and the man who first brought the original type, known simply as the Langshan, to Europe in 1872, Major F.T. Croad. By 1904 the Croad Langshan Club was established in Britain, but the breed had already received recognition in the United States by the American Poultry Association in 1883. The Croad Langshan is a large bird that has a deep chest...

Kisber Felver horse
2014-06-17 08:51:36

The Kisber Felver is a rare breed of horse originated in Hungary. It was developed by crossing Thoroughbreds with Furiosos, Trakehners, Arabians, Anglo-Arabians and Selle Francais horses. During World War I and World War II the horse became endangered by over half of the breeding stock  taken for use in the wars. In 1853, the Kisber stud was formed producing Thoroughbreds and racehorses, eventually developing the Kisber Felver within the last hundred years. In 1947, 150 horses were...

Furioso-North Star
2014-06-16 09:19:23

The Furioso-North Star is a breed of horse originating in Hungry. Two stallions contributed to the development of the Furioso-North Star. A Thoroughbred named Furioso was bred with Hungarian mares beginning in 1841. The second stallion was a Thoroughbred named North Star who was bred with local mares of Norfolk Trotter descent. The Furioso bloodline was a riding horse and the North Star bloodline was a driving horse. These two breeds were kept separate until the late 1800s when they were...

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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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