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2014-08-28 23:03:26

Blog writing relies on more than quality content, it also needs to be flawless in terms of grammar and word choice, eReflect asserts. The Ultimate Vocabulary™ blog team offers writing tips to established and aspiring bloggers. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 eReflect reveals why writing skills need to be above par in a new blog post on the Ultimate Vocabulary™ blog. As eReflect explains, there’s more to writing than putting one word after another; writing requires a...

2014-08-27 08:30:51

TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Join Olympic Gold Medalist and World Champion Rosie MacLennan on August 27(th) as she unveils the LeapFrog LeapBand - the first activity tracker made just for kids. WHAT: Rosie hosts trampoline sessions with media WHO: Rosie MacLennan, World Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist...

2014-08-26 12:31:43

Award-Winning Tablets Offer New Features, Expanded Educator-Approved Learning Content CHICAGO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced the availability of the best new children's learning tablets - InnoTab® 3S Plus and InnoTab® 3 Plus. These 4(th) generation tablets both feature a rechargeable battery power pack so parents don't need to worry about...

2014-08-23 23:00:38

Ultimate Vocabulary™ announces its partnership with Learnteria.com, a review site specializing in providing the educational community with valuable and up to date information on the latest developments and ed tech tools in the field of education. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 24, 2014 eReflect, developer of the Ultimate Vocabulary™ program, is proud to announce the new partnership it has entered into with Learnteria.com, an educators’ website that offers reviews, listings, and...

2014-08-21 23:02:31

Ultimate Spelling™ program is featured in Learnteria.com’s top classroom resources for educators. The program is presented as being suitable for all grade levels, including elementary, middle, and high school students. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 eReflect, developer of Ultimate Spelling™, announces today that its best-selling spelling program, Ultimate Spelling™, is now officially featured in Learnteria.com’s Classroom Resources listing. Learnteria.com considers...

2014-08-20 23:01:59

Ultimate Vocabulary™ has been reviewed by several review sites and eReflect has accumulated their evaluations and verdicts in a new Ultimate Vocabulary™ blog post so readers can easily get an idea of the program’s strengths. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 eReflect has just published a comprehensive overview of several Ultimate Vocabulary™ reviews given by Top Ten Reviews, Word-Buff, and eReflect’s own director, Marc Slater. This compilation is designed to offer...

2014-08-20 08:25:24

Mia Hamm, international soccer star and mom of three, launches LeapBand(TM), LeapFrog's first wearable activity tracker designed just for kids EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that the most popular U.S. women's soccer player of all-time, Mia Hamm, is LeapFrog's official spokesperson for LeapBand(TM), the new wearable activity tracker designed just for children that...

2014-08-19 08:35:23

Through fun pretend play, the Learning Friends help children feel confident about transitioning to preschool EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in children's educational entertainment, has debuted the Learning Friends((TM)) brand, an all-new collection of friendly characters for children ages 2-5 years old. Featuring 11 fun animal school friends, the characters help children prepare for their first days of school through pretend...

2014-08-16 23:00:35

eReflect has collected a set of inspirational messages from influential individuals and published them on the Ultimate Vocabulary™ blog to inspire and motivate people to take a positive, creative outlook on life. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 One of the benefits of a broad English vocabulary is the ability to read the works of great minds like Oscar Wilde, Mark Twain, and Winston Churchill. eReflect and Ultimate Vocabulary™ present some of the best quotes from these and...

2014-08-15 23:04:34

Product development and engineering firm Focus Product Design recently welcomed George Santana as Electrical Engineering Manager. Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Mr. Santana comes to Focus Product Design from a record of the Valley’s leading companies such as Apple, LeapFrog, Monster Cable, Nielsen Media Research, Bose, GE and Milwaukie Electric Tool. As a Director of Research and Development at Monster, Mr. Santana managed the development of new products, including the widely...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'