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2014-05-13 04:22:10

Britons more likely to vote for party which supports country's exit of EU than its continued membership NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent Financial Times/Harris Poll in the five largest European countries looks at the upcoming elections in the European Union as well as the attitudes towards jobs and the economy in each of these countries. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100517/NY06256LOGO Later this month the next European election will be held and over half of adults in...

2014-05-12 12:29:38

Science, technology and the Constitution get highest marks; the Constitution, along with TV and entertainment, are better in U.S. than elsewhere NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Harris Poll measures what Americans think about the United States or, more specifically, how they rate 16 elements of American life and then how these elements compare with other developed nations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100517/NY06256LOGO For here in the United States, strong...

2014-05-07 23:14:08

A new survey regarding wedding debt, conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Lexington Law, finds that men are more willing than women to incur debt when paying for dream weddings. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Lexington Law, the nation’s leading credit repair provider, has announced several findings regarding American views on wedding debts and expenses. The study was conducted online by Harris Poll for Lexington Law between April 21 and 24 among 2,039 adults ages 18 and...

2014-05-05 04:22:45

New Harris Poll looks at travel, tech, and other pet peeves NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Like nails on a chalkboard, we all have our triggers that just, well, get to us. Perhaps it's that fellow air traveler from the 21(st) row who crammed half his worldly possessions into the bin over your seat in row 14 or the cousin who writes to tell you how excited they are "to come to you're party!" Maybe it's the friend who's always late to meet you or the aunt who responds to every email ALL...

2014-05-01 04:21:57

The economy is most important, followed by healthcare and jobs NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are a lot of considerations that come into play when considering which candidate to vote for. Sometimes it is as simple as what party they belong to. Other times, it can be something a little more superficial, as in who sweat more during a televised debate. But often, it comes down to how a candidate stands on certain issues. Which issues matter isn't the same for every voter. A...

2014-04-14 04:20:30

But, two in five Americans do not feel marriage is necessary NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As The Beatles sang, "All you need is love" - but do you need marriage? How important is the institution of marriage in today's modern society? Pretty important, as seven in ten U.S. adults (71%) say marriage is important to Americans in general, with over one-quarter (28%) saying it is very important. When it comes to them personally, three-quarters of Americans (75%) say marriage...

2014-04-10 04:20:56

Majority of Americans believe meteorologists are just guessing a lot of the time NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's something everyone complains about - it's too hot or it's too cold; it's too snowy/rainy or it's too dry. Weather is the great equalizer and as winter finally (hopefully) makes its way into spring, it's interesting to note that over three-quarters of Americans (77%) say they prefer summer over winter. In looking back at the winter that just came to a close,...

2014-04-08 04:21:59

Atlanta residents least likely to sport a tattoo NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Wear your heart on your skin in this life," wrote Sylvia Plath. Her words are commonly interpreted as a call to live honestly and openly, but they could also be - and often are - co-opted as a rallying cry for those who choose to adorn their skin with tattoos and other forms of body art. A 2012 Harris Poll found that tattoos were making cultural inroads, edging away from the fringe and toward the...

2014-04-03 08:26:21

ATLANTA, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Randstad's U.S. Employee Confidence Index rose to a six-month high in March, increasing 3.1 points from February to 57.1. In addition, workers reported the highest level of job security since May 2008, with 77 percent indicating it is unlikely they will lose their positions. These upticks reveal that American workers remain confident with the workplace, the strength of the U.S. economy, job availability, their potential to find jobs and the...

2014-04-02 04:20:58

However, looking back five years shows how much outlooks have improved NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the first quarter of the calendar year behind us and tax deadlines approaching, many Americans may be putting thought into where their money has gone in the recent past and where it might be going in the near future. While attitudes haven't changed overwhelmingly since last December, some shifts in plans for the next six months may indicate that Americans are questioning their...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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