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2010-10-13 13:51:00

Orthopaedic Surgeons offer Halloween Injury Prevention Tips ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: OVERVIEW: Every Halloween, kids across the country parade neighborhoods in search of the most glorious prize: candy. The build-up for Halloween is almost as exciting as the day itself with pre-Halloween festivities like pumpkin-picking, pumpkin carving and selecting the perfect costume for the big...

2010-10-07 04:08:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Ghosts, goblins and ghouls will soon be making their way to your home! Trick-or-treating is one of the most anticipated times of the year for kids, yet one in which parents are most concerned about their children's safety. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101007/NYFNSJ03 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101007/NYFNSJ03 ) Kids Foot Locker is offering a variety of glow-in-the-dark products that kids will consider cool, while...

2010-10-06 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Dreamgirl International - the most innovative costume manufacturer in the US has the hottest styles for the 2010 Halloween season. The company is renowned for developing beautiful, sexy costumes for women and has all the tips-n-trends that every reveler needs to have the best costume at the party. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2010-09-02 05:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Does shopping for a Halloween costume scare you more than one of the "Saw" movies? If so, you're not alone. A new survey* released today by Savers, an international secondhand store chain that offers the largest selection of Halloween merchandise of any other retailer, shows that an overwhelming majority (81 percent) of consumers who dress up are unable to create the Halloween costume they envision every year due to a lack of money or time, and 39...

2010-08-31 07:25:00

OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- It may seem like a scary thought when the summer sun is still shining brightly, but Halloween is just around the corner -- and many ghouls and goblins have yet to plan their costumes and parties. Fortunately, the Halloween experts at Mangelsen's Direct (http://www.mangelsensdirect.com) have a wealth of tips for making Halloween planning trick-free. Mangelsen's knows a thing or two about preparing for Halloween fun. The family-owned company has supplied...

2010-05-06 18:00:00

NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- U2's Bono joined President Clinton, Mayor Bloomberg and 1,300 members of the Irish-American business, political and arts communities at the American Ireland Fund 35th Anniversary New York Gala at the Lincoln Center Thursday to raise $3 million for Irish and Irish-American projects. Despite the economic downturn on both sides of the Atlantic, this year's special anniversary gala - one of the largest annual events of its kind among the global Irish Diaspora...

2010-03-15 07:30:00

WEST CHESTER, Pa., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- This St. Patrick's Day, QVC® is celebrating its 21st year of Irish programming with a 24-hour event that is scheduled to kick off Wednesday, March 17, at midnight (ET). Featuring an eclectic assortment of authentic Irish goods, many of which were created especially for QVC, the 21st Annual St. Patrick's Day broadcast is the multimedia retailer's largest showcase of Irish goods. As one of the largest U.S. retailers for Irish...

2010-02-15 06:58:00

WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Patrick's Day has become a worldwide phenomenon with festivities that occur not only in the United States and Ireland, but also in the Caribbean, New Zealand and even Japan. In honor of everything Irish, HotelsCombined.com consulted with tourism bureaus and international travel resources to name the Top 10 Worldwide St. Patrick's Day Celebrations. Whether travelers seek iconic St. Patrick's Day festivities like raising a toast to the Emerald...

2009-10-28 09:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- GamersFirst (www.gamersfirst.com), today's most popular free2play online game destination, is embracing the spirit of Halloween by unleashing special holiday features for its titles; Knight Online, Runes of Magic, Sword of the New World and War Rock. In addition, the Turkish language channels will be commemorating Turkish Republic Day with the release of symbolic Turkish flags in-game. This special holiday promotion will begin on October 29th and...

2009-10-28 07:30:00

Including Tips to Help Prevent the Spread of Flu Germs WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Halloween right around the corner, and H1N1 flu widespread across the country, the American Red Cross offers tips to help parents and children celebrate safely this year. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) "We don't want anyone to go out trick-or-treating and come home sick," said Sharon Stanley, Chief Nurse of the American Red Cross. "You can follow...


Word of the Day
drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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