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2013-12-08 23:00:57

Building a solid foundation in vocabulary, whether a person is starting as a beginner with ESL vocabulary or a professional with field-specific terminology, is possible with new customizable quizzes

2011-06-23 12:12:00

HOUSTON, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Faithful+Gould (www.fgould.com), a North America-based construction consulting and program management firm, has been selected by ExxonMobil to provide project support for its new multiple building office campus in Houston.

2010-07-21 15:20:00

ATLANTA, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Faithful+Gould (www.fgould.com), a U.S. based construction consulting and program management firm, has been retained by the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) to complete condition assessments on facilities across the Atlanta campus.

2009-07-07 16:41:00

TORONTO and JOHANNESBURG, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - First Uranium Corporation (TSX:FIU, JSE:FUM) (ISIN:CA33744R1029) ("First Uranium" or "the Company") has appointed Scot Sobey as Chief Operating Officer ("COO") of Chemwes, the wholly-owned subsidiary of First Uranium that operates the Mine Waste Solutions tailings recovery project ("MWS") and John Gould as acting COO of the Ezulwini Mining Company, the wholly-owned subsidiary of First Uranium that operates the Ezulwini Mine.

2009-02-09 10:39:50

A 6-foot-tall South American bird, a rhea, destroyed several gardens in the English county of Worcestershire after escaping from a farm, the bird's owner says. Sharon Gould, who owns the large rhea bird, said the animal escaped Gouldise Poultry farm by scaling a 3-foot-high fence and soon was on a 7-hour spree of destruction in the area, The Daily Telegraph said Monday. We think he got spooked by a dog and jumped out of his pen and made off across the fields, Gould said of the recent escape...

Latest John Gould Reference Libraries

Common Planigale, Planigale maculate
2013-09-23 12:29:42

The common planigale (Planigale maculate), also known as the coastal planigale or the pygmy planigale, is a marsupial that can be found in Australia. Its range is larger than that of its relatives, extending from the Hunter River valley to just north of Sydney, along the coast to Cape York. Its range also includes the area from Kimberley to the Top End of Australia, Great Keppel Island, and Groote Eylandt. It resides in a number of habitats including grasslands, rainforests, marshlands, and...

Rufous Hare Wallaby, Lagorchestes hirsutus
2013-09-02 10:08:22

The rufous hare-wallaby (Lagorchestes hirsutus), or the mala, is a marsupial that can be found in Australia. Its range is now limited to western areas of Australia and the islands of Dorre and Bernier, although it once extended to the western part of the continent. John Gould first described it in 1844 in The Mammals of Australia. Its fur is reddish gray in color and it is the smallest species within its genus. It is most active at night and feeds on seeds, leaves, and herbs. The rufous...

Spectacled Hare-wallaby, Lagorchestes conspicillatus
2013-08-19 13:29:07

The spectacled hare-wallaby (Lagorchestes conspicillatus) is a marsupial that can be found in New Guinea and Australia. Its Australian range includes northern areas of the region and a small area on Barrow Island. This species was first described by John Gould and given its current scientific name, along with a description of the Barrow Island subpopulation or subspecies, which he named Lagorchestes leichardti. The spectacled hare-wallaby is nocturnal and is larger than many of the other...

Banded Hare-wallaby, Lagostrophus fasciatus
2013-01-18 12:32:02

Image Caption: Banded Hare-wallaby. Credit: John Gould, F.R.S., Mammals of Australia, Vol. II Plate 60, London, 1863 / Wikipedia The banded hare-wallaby (Lagostrophus fasciatus), also known as a mernine, is a marsupial that can natively be found on the islands of Dorre and Bernier, off the coast of Western Australia. One small population has been introduced onto Faure Island, which appears to be growing in size. This species holds two recognized subspecies. The banded hare-wallaby can...

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Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.