Latest Jug Stories

2013-11-05 23:25:21

Online Virtual JUG Created to Connect Java Developers Worldwide with Resources, Regardless of Proximity to Local Meet-Ups London & Prague, European Union. (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 RebelLabs, the research and content think tank of ZeroTurnaround, today announced its exclusive sponsorship of Virtual JUG (vJUG), launched by the company’s technical evangelist, Simon Maple. While traditional Java User Groups (JUGs) act as the main official Oracle/Java-endorsed vehicle for collaboration,...

2009-06-04 14:40:16

Builders in London discovered an intact 17th century witch bottle, a wine jug containing hair, finger nail clippings, pins and urine, researchers said. The researchers told British Archeology that the bottle, believed to be the first found with its contents intact, was discovered at a construction site in the Greenwich district of London, The Daily Telegraph reported Thursday. The burial of witch bottles containing personal items was a common practice among people suffering from illnesses and...

2008-08-21 15:00:43

LOVELL - A jug band plays homemade music. Nothing fancy, just catchy songs played on wooden instruments, made up by musicians while sitting around the kitchen table. It's the sound of people having a good time. Thursday, Aug. 28, that sound will echo throughout the Brick Church for the Performing Arts when the Half Moon Jug Band takes the stage. Band members play banjos, guitars, mandolins, drums and electric bass. They round out their sound with strong vocals, trumpet and kazoo. And...

2008-08-02 09:00:14

By STEPHANIE INNES A federal judge in Tucson is considering whether full water jugs left in the desert for illegal immigrants should be classified as litter. Magistrate Judge Bernardo Velasco of U.S. District Court postponed a decision Friday on whether Daniel Millis, 29, is guilty of littering in Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, a federal offense, by leaving full water jugs. Velasco listened to more than two hours of testimony Friday morning, including statements from law...

Word of the Day
  • 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.