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2014-01-22 08:30:09

LONDON, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- i2 Office are pleased to announce that they have taken the entire fifth floor at One Temple Quay in Bristol.

2014-01-22 08:23:23

Symbol: ASX: CHN TSX: CXN Shares outstanding: 251 million Fully diluted: 259 million PERTH, Western Australia, Jan.

2014-01-14 23:27:03

Technical position to assist in Wastewater Treatment at Remote Sites. Rochester Hills, MI (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Plymouth Technology, a provider of

2013-12-31 23:24:28

Bedford Award Program Honors the Achievements of FCNE Bedford, NH (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 The Fertility

2013-12-17 23:04:11

Ceremony brought 200 local professionals together to applaud local achievements. County Durham, England (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Zine UK, a web design


Latest Local government in England Reference Libraries

Tamworth Pig
2014-09-02 10:41:13

The Tamworth pig, also known as the Tam or sandy back pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated from the United Kingdom. It was first developed in Tamworth, Staffordshire in 1812 after a herd of pigs belonging to Sir Robert Peel was crossbred with pigs known as Irish grazers. It was later refined in Staffordshire and number of other regions including Leicestershire and Warwickshire. It is one of the oldest breeds in the United Kingdom and one of the least interbred, so it is highly...

Canvey Island Monster
2013-08-01 12:07:38

In November 1953, a carcass of a strange looking creature washed up on the shore of Canvey Island, England. Another carcass was found in August 1954. The Canvey Island Monster was the name given to this creature. The 1953 carcass was 2.4 feet in length with bulging eyes, gills, and thick reddish brown skin. Its feet were shaped like a horseshoe with five toes, but lacked arms and hands. The remains were considered no threat so it was cremated. The second carcass was similar in looks but...

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.