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2014-09-14 23:02:34

Participants in the symposium, Right In Front Of Our Eyes: How Undetected Vision Issues Impact Student Learning, will discuss the problems children have with Reading when they cannot see print clearly. A startling 25% of children in elementary school have vision problems which make reading difficult. Bothell, Washington (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 School requires that children read at both near and far distances, but Washington law requires that they be screened only for far vision when...

2014-09-13 23:00:18

A dictionary-like word bank in Ultimate Vocabulary™ contributed to the impressive 9.9/10 rating the program received by the Top Ten Reviews editors, eReflect announces. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 eReflect is proud to reveal that the over 142,000-word database available in its best-selling vocabulary improvement system, Ultimate Vocabulary™, is one of the reasons why TopTenReviews.com named the program the best vocabulary builder in the market and gave it a rating of...

2014-09-11 23:02:17

eReflect proudly presents a Top Ten Review of 7 Speed Reading™. The editors at TopTenReviews.com have evaluated the program and concluded that its superiority and efficiency over other speed reading software products confirm its market leader status. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 eReflect, developer of 7 Speed Reading™ software, reveals that software review site Top Ten Reviews has put 7 Speed Reading™ to the test, and the site's editors were impressed by the...

2014-09-10 23:10:01

He underlines that technology-powered translation solutions are critical in today’s fast-paced global economy where competitors digitally vie for international market share. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 In a blog post published this morning, Acclaro Technical Services Manager Ian Barrow surveys the technological landscape of today’s translation sector. As the driver of technological efficiencies at Acclaro, Barrow comments on the technology that fuels modern translation...

2014-09-10 23:05:18

Elanex, Inc. today announces the launch of VeriFast(sm), offering extremely fast translation with expert human verification, specifically for M&A diligence, litigation, customer support sites and other time-critical, accuracy-essential translation requirements. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Elanex, Inc., the world leader in fast and accurate translation services, today announces the launch of VeriFast(sm): High-Velocity Human-Verified translation. Combining the best of...

socially disconnected
2014-09-10 02:30:49

Anna Mikulak, Association for Psychological Science Feeling socially disconnected may lead us to lower our threshold for determining that another being is animate or alive, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. “This increased sensitivity to animacy suggests that people are casting a wide net when looking for people they can possibly relate to — which may ultimately help them maximize opportunities to...

2014-09-08 23:02:10

eReflect encourages social media users to be more thorough in proofreading their social media content. To illustrate the dangers of careless editing, eReflect uses real-life examples of social media posts containing embarrassing grammatical mistakes. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 eReflect, the company behind well-known software program Ultimate Vocabulary™, has published a blog post highlighting mistakes in grammar found in social media posts. The company hopes to...

2014-09-07 23:00:35

In a recent article, eReflect raises awareness about the abundance of misspellings found on social media posts, text messages, and official online content published businesses and professionals. The company hopes that this will encourage people to be more careful in their writing practices. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Spelling mistakes abound online. In fact, people are keen to point out others’ careless misspellings, to the dismay of many poor spellers out there who...

2014-09-05 23:01:52

Staying fit is a priority for many people. eReflect and 7 Speed Reading™ share the 7 top books on running with people interested in the science of running, and people in need of running motivation. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 eReflect is proud to announce the latest 7 Speed Reading™ blog post, which focuses on running. The 7 Speed Reading™ writers present 7 books on running to their audience, which include people already into the activity and people looking for a...

2014-09-04 08:27:27

The new version of WeST - One Hour Translation's revolutionary website translation technology, now provides higher flexibility and better performance, resulting in the more efficient localization of any website WASHINGTON, September 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One Hour Translation released a new version of WeST, its revolutionary website translation technology. WeST provides a quick and easy way to localize any website, even sites with no localization solution. Adding...


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2012-06-14 07:45:00

Symbol: VINA2 Group: Dicot Family: Violaceae Duration: Annual Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Viola×napaeHouse [nephrophylla × sororia] distribution:USA(IN, MO, TN, VT, WI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-14 07:45:02

Symbol: VIMO4 Group: Dicot Family: Violaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Viola×molliculaHouse [macloskeyi × ×primulifolia] distribution:USA(NJ, NY) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-14 07:46:05

Symbol: VIEA Group: Dicot Family: Violaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Viola×eamesiiHouse [brittoniana × ×palmata] distribution:USA(CT, NJ) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

2012-06-14 07:46:10

Symbol: VIDA2 Group: Dicot Family: Violaceae Duration: Annual Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Viola×davisiiHouse [affinis × brittoniana] distribution:USA(NY) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-14 07:59:13

Symbol: VECR5 Group: Dicot Family: Verbenaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Verbena×crookshanksiiMoldenke [bracteata × hastata] distribution:USA(CO, NE) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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