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2014-05-20 06:34:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Every year, the major dictionaries (Oxford English Dictionary, Mirriam-Webster, etc.) add new words that have gained in popularity. For example, in 1998, "D'oh!" from the Simpsons was added to the Oxford English Dictionary with a very official sounding definition to explain this word that essentially meant "oh that was stupid" in common usage. On Monday, Mirriam-Webster released its list of the 150 new words being added to America's...

2014-05-15 23:13:36

These high-demand languages are among the 100+ that Acclaro teams translate into on a regular basis. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Acclaro, a New York-based localization and translation agency, released today first quarter language stats for client projects. While Japanese maintained its position as the top target language for Acclaro translation projects, other shifts occurred in the roster that came as a surprise to executives at Acclaro. “Asian markets dominated the lineup last...

2014-05-15 12:21:08

RENO, Nev., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --- AMERCO (Nasdaq: UHAL), the holding company of U-Haul International Inc., Oxford Life Insurance Company, Repwest Insurance Company and Amerco Real Estate Company, plans to report its fourth quarter fiscal 2014 financial results after the close of market trading on Wednesday, May 28, 2014. The company is scheduled to conduct its fourth quarter investor conference call and webcast at 8 a.m. Arizona Time (11 a.m. ET) on Thursday, May 29, 2014....

2014-05-14 23:15:53

With the “Learn to Code” movement heating up across the country, curiousity is on the rise as to what these “hacker schools” or “coding bootcamps” are all about, why people are hungry to sign up, and after completion, what comes next. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Tech Talent South Alumni Review their Code Immersion Experience and Answer the Question...“What Next?” Tech Talent South, an Atlanta-based code education startup, has over forty graduates throughout the...

2014-05-14 23:15:43

Library Adds a Total of 13 Early Literacy Station™ and AfterSchool Edge™ Computers, Which Provide Early Learning Skills, School Readiness, Homework Help, and Learning Reinforcement for Children (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 The St. Charles-City County Library in St. Charles County, Mo., recently traded in seven AWE educational computer stations for 13 new units including nine Early Literacy Stations™, two Bilingual Spanish Early Literacy Stations™, and two AfterSchool Edge™ computers....

2014-05-13 08:40:51

One Hour Translation, the fastest translation agency, has launched a new and improved homepage. The new homepage streamlines the process for submitting professional translation projects faster NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One Hour Translation is the established leader in fast professional translation. Using an extensive web-based infrastructure, the company has revolutionized the way professional translation projects are handled. The process has been streamlined, and...

2014-05-13 08:24:29

DUBLIN, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vc4fjw/2ethylhexanol) has announced the addition of the "2-Ethylhexanol (2-EH) Market by Applications (Plasticizers, 2-EH Acrylate, 2-EH Nitrate, and Others) & Geography - Trends and Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The global 2-Ethylhexanol market, has witnessed a significant growth in the past few years and this growth is...

2014-05-09 23:03:53

Software localization firm Net-Translators will host online discussion focused on strategies for internationalizing, translating and managing global social media content. Cupertino, California (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Net-Translators, a leading provider of translation, localization, internationalization and multilingual testing services in more than 60 languages, announced today that it will host a Web Panel on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 9:30 am PST entitled “Localization and...

2014-05-08 16:24:39

LEESBURG, Va., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Families, students, and educators of BeanTree Learning in Northern Virginia donated more than 600 children's books to worthwhile organizations in Loudoun and Fairfax Counties to promote early literacy. Each year, the school promotes its Love of Literacy campaign to provide age-appropriate books for children from infants to teen. This year, Child Find in Loudoun and Fairfax Counties and the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia...

2014-05-08 08:35:53

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- L Brands, Inc. (NYSE: LB) reported net sales increased 9% to $717.6 million for the four weeks ended May 3, 2014, compared to net sales of $660.5 million for the four weeks ended May 4, 2013.  Comparable stores sales increased 8% for the four weeks ended May 3, 2014. The company reported net sales of $2.391 billion for the 13 weeks ended May 3, 2014, an increase of 5% compared to sales of $2.268 billion for the 13 weeks ended May 4, 2013. ...


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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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