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2014-09-02 23:05:01

eReflect has published an article discussing the often-overlooked but important role that failure plays in success, and how failure is an essential part of every learning and growth process. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 7 Speed Reading™ creator eReflect acknowledges the importance of failure in its latest blog post, “The Magic of Failure: How it Builds Character for Success.” eReflect argues that without failure, people would never come to understand that hard work...

2014-08-31 23:04:40

The Literacy for Every Adult Program (LEAP) of the Richmond Public Library to host event raising awareness of the literacy issue and celebrating 30 years of service to the Richmond Community. Richmond, CA (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 This September, California Library Literacy Services, a program of the California State Library, celebrates 30 years of changing the lives of low-literate adults and their families. Since its inception, California’s Library Literacy Services has helped nearly a...

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2014-08-29 03:00:52

Sara Agnew, University of Iowa University of Iowa study finds how parents respond to their infant's babbling can speed the child's language development Pay attention, mom and dad, especially when your infant looks at you and babbles. Parents may not understand a baby’s prattling, but by listening and responding, they let their infants know they can communicate which leads to children forming complex sounds and using language more quickly. That’s according to a new study by the...

2014-08-28 23:14:09

EDUonGo to recreate site with new and improved features Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 MyVocubulary.com, a free online vocabulary site that provides vocabulary puzzles to K-12 schools, has partnered with EDUonGo Inc, a cloud-based platform that hosts online academies. MyVocabulary.com delivers vocabulary puzzles to over 25,000 schools looking to strengthen students’ reading comprehension and verbal skills with the use of Latin and Greek root-word study; all puzzle activities are...

2014-08-28 23:07:12

L2 Accent Reduction Centre is moving its training facility to Vancouver's downtown core making it more accessible to clients. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 L2 Accent Reduction Centre Ltd. will move from its present location in Kerrisdale to downtown Vancouver on 01 September 2014. The relocation will enable L2 to maintain closer contacts with its clients, a large portion of whom either work or live in the downtown core. Its new location at 470 Granville between West Hastings...

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...

2014-08-28 16:31:32

First-Time Spritzers Read At Least 20% Faster With Comparable Comprehension Scores BOSTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spritz, the company behind the advanced text streaming technology built to reinvent the way people read, today announced the results of a new study conducted by market research firm Penn Schoen Berland (PSB), which revealed that Spritz's reading technology produced at least a 20% faster reading experience without sacrificing comprehension amongst first-time Spritz...

2014-08-28 04:21:04

LONDON, August 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new, low-cost translation service, launched in August 2013, is aiming to revolutionise the way professional translation projects are handled by emphasising factors so often lacking in other providers: round-the-clock availability and an approachable human consultative element. London-based Translate by Humans [http://www.translatebyhumans.com ] has swiftly established itself as a respected entity, trusted by over 1000 companies...

2014-08-27 12:34:17

DALLAS, August 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers "Natural Language Processing (NLP) Market [IVR, OCR, Pattern Recognition, Auto Coding, Text Analytics, Speech Analytics, Machine Translation, Information Extraction, Question Answer, Report Generation] - Worldwide Market Forecast & Analysis (2013-2018)" research report in its store. This NLP market report is of 199 pages and profiles companies like 3M, Apple, Dolbey Systems, Fuji Xerox, Google, HP, IBM,...

2014-08-26 23:17:09

Harrison County now has a total of 30 AWE Early Literacy Stations™— which provide computer skills, school readiness, and early learning fun for young children— throughout its library system. Chester, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Harrison County Library System in Gulfport, Miss., has added nine new Early Literacy Stations™ to its library system. They are all Bilingual Spanish editions. With the addition of these nine AWE Early Literacy Station touchscreen computers, the Harrison...


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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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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.