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2010-09-15 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- JAGTAG (www.jagtag.com), the U.S. leader in mobile 2D barcode advertising, announced that it will power the "Back Jack" mobile marketing campaign in a petition drive to make Jack Daniel's birthday a national holiday. By leveraging JAGTAG's mobile 2D barcodes, Jack Daniel's is helping supporters join the "Back Jack" movement, access campaign updates and branded videos, and add their signatures to the petition. Jack Daniel's "Back Jack" campaign with...

2009-08-08 13:31:52

Four drivers will honor the late Jimmy Bedford at Sunday's Sprint Cup Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips auto race at Watkins Glen, N.Y. Bedford, former master distiller for Jack Daniels Distillery, died suddenly Friday at his home in Lynchburg, Tenn., the company's home base. Details about how he died have not been disclosed. Lynchburg and Jack Daniel's have just always been a part of my life, Bedford, a NASCAR fan, once said. I guess that's another thing that will never change. Sunday, the No. 07...

2009-01-07 19:11:50

A Jack Daniel's collector said he has reached a deal with Tennessee liquor control authorities that will allow him to keep most of his 2,400-bottle collection. Raymond Fraley Jr., a lawyer for Randy Piper, said his client will forfeit several hundred of the least-valuable bottles from his collection to the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission, which will auction the whiskey, The (Nashville) Tennessean reported Wednesday. Piper's collection was seized in October 2007 after Alcoholic...

2008-06-16 12:00:46

Brown-Forman (NYSE:BFB)(NYSE:BFA) announced today a six-month long celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the end of Prohibition. Prohibition in the U.S. officially ended on December 5, 1933 when Utah approved the 21st Amendment to the Constitution, becoming the last state needed for a three quarters majority to enact the provision. The 21st Amendment repealed the 18th Amendment to the Constitution, which on January 16, 1919 outlawed the production and sale of beverage alcohol - except for...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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