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2014-08-30 16:20:45

CULVER, Ind., Aug. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actor Hal Holbrook, a 1942 graduate of Culver Military Academy, will return to his alma mater Sept. 4 for a performance of his highly-acclaimed one-man show Mark Twain Tonight. The opening production of Culver Academies' 2014-15 Huffington Concert Series, the performance will be at 7:30 p.m. in Eppley Auditorium on the campus. A limited number of tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis by...

2014-06-25 16:24:43

Be A Part of the World's History as a Selection of Original Historic Letters and Documents Written from the Likes of John Quincy Adams, Samuel Clemens, Thomas Edison, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Jefferson, Robert E. Lee, George Washington, Horatio Nelson , Orville Wright and Many Others Go on Auction. LOS ANGELES, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's renowned auction house, Profiles in History, (www.profilesinhistory.com) has set July 11, 2014 (11 a.m. PST) to present the highly...

2014-04-09 16:23:56

VIRGINIA CITY, Nev., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 4, 2014, the Comstock Foundation for History and Culture raised $15,003 for nine organizations within the Comstock Historic District. The Comstock Foundation matched donations up to $1,000 for each organization. The fundraising event was part of a commemoration of the restoration of the Upper Yellow Jacket hoist and ore chute in Gold Hill, the Foundation's first substantial preservation project since organizing in June 2013....

2013-07-25 23:00:19

Cambridge House of Maryville, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a literary presentation on July 31. The community in the St. Louis Metro East area serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Cambridge House of Maryville, a BMA affordable assisted living community will host a Mark Twain presentation at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 31. The community, which is located at 6960 State Rte. 162 in Maryville, Illinois,...

2013-05-16 23:30:45

TheFamilyTravelFiles.com has posted five terrific storybook family vacation ideas spanning from South Dakota and Missouri to PEI, London, and Paris. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Stumped for a summer family vacation idea? Find a story and create a trip. Storybook family vacations offer endless possibilities for sharing family fun. Some of the most popular and timeless children´s books have real time vacation possibilities and the potential for incredible vacation memories....

2011-11-10 13:00:00

Public Forum to be held November 10th, 2011 at the Mark Twain House in Hartford, CT Hartford, CT (PRWEB) November 10, 2011 Health Justice CT -- an innovative movement designed to use social media as the foundation for raising awareness on the issue of racial and ethnic disparities in Connecticut -- will host its first community public forum on Conversations Toward Social Change held on Thursday, November 10, 2011 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm EST at the Mark Twain House, located at 351 Farmington...

2011-06-23 16:07:00

27th Stamp in the Literary Arts Series Visit this link to view the stamp image: http://www.usps.com/communications/newsroom/2011/pr11_076.htm WASHINGTON, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acclaimed author and humorist Mark Twain is being honored by the U.S. Postal Service with the issuance of a commemorative Forever postage stamp in the city that served as the setting for two of his most famous works. A first-day-of-issue ceremony will be held June 25 at the Mark Twain Boyhood...


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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'.