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2014-04-15 12:21:51

MODESTO, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: It started as a clever April Fools' joke.

2011-06-13 06:00:00

HOUSTON, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CBS RADIO HOUSTON and YEA! NETWORK, announced today that popular morning show, KIDD KRADDICK IN THE MORNING, will be taking over morning drive on KHMX-FM/Mix 96-5 weekday mornings starting MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2011.

2011-03-30 15:05:00

NEW YORK, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scots are in town and gearing up to make their mark on New York City as Scotland Week 2011 kicks off on April 3, 2011.

2011-03-22 10:02:00

NEW YORK, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot Scots and bold-faced names take Manhattan by storm and get "Dressed to Kilt" at the ninth annual charity event, this year taking place on Tuesday April 5, 2011.

2010-03-16 08:05:00

NEW YORK, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot Scots and bold-faced names from New York City and around the globe take over Manhattan and get "Dressed to Kilt" at the highly-anticipated annual event, again hosted by Sir Sean and Lady Connery, taking place Monday, April 5, 2010.

2009-08-28 11:54:05

In response to Catholic high school girls' insistence on hiking their plaid kilt uniform hemlines higher, more Toronto-area schools are doing away with kilts. Various Catholic school boards around Toronto have decided to eliminate the traditional kilt as an increasing number of girls have flouted the 6 inches above the kneecap rule, the Toronto Star reported Friday. Bruce Campbell of the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board told the Star only six of the board's 25 schools now require...

2009-05-18 14:36:36

A Utah school district said a principal will apologize after he ordered a 14-year-old to change out of his kilt because it could be seen as cross-dressing. Gavin McFarland, 14, a student of Scottish heritage at Rocky Mountain Junior High in West Haven, said he wore his traditional Scottish kilt to school Wednesday as part of a school project and his apparel gathered numerous compliments from teachers and classmates, The (Ogden, Utah) Standard-Examiner reported Monday. However, the student...

2009-03-17 17:31:00

Sir Sean and Lady Connery Kick off Tartan Week with Celebrity Runway Fashion Show NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Sophisticated New Yorkers and celebrity Scots from around the globe take over the city and get "Dressed to Kilt" with Sir Sean and Lady Connery playing host of the evening's festivities.

2008-08-12 06:00:38

By JOHN ROSS THE Hollywood actor Kevin McKidd has called for tax breaks for film-makers to encourage more movies to be made in the Highlands and Islands.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]