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2014-01-07 12:29:13

Ceiling Fan Manufacturer Introduces Eight New Fan Families and 38 New SKUs at Dallas Market Show MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Casablanca Fan Company, part of the Hunter Fan Company, the Memphis-based inventor of the original ceiling fan in 1886, will showcase eight new artfully-designed fan families at the 2014 Dallas Market Center Show, January 15-19. The new fan families will include more than 20 associated SKUs. In addition, the company will re-launch three...

2014-01-06 16:21:04

OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Railroad recently initiated a new intermodal service between Laredo, Texas, and Memphis, Tenn., supporting growing transportation needs for the automotive manufacturing and intermodal marketplaces. This industry-leading, third-morning service connects businesses in the southeastern United States and Mexico, via safe, cost-effective and environmentally friendly rail transportation. (Logo:...

2013-12-31 23:25:50

Multiple births linked to fertility drugs: the latest report. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Over the past four decades, it has been well documented that increases in the use of fertility treatments have coincided with a significant boom in the rate of multiple births in the United States. The reason for this trend is that fertility treatments can sometimes create a situation where multiple embryos may implant simultaneously in a woman's womb. But physicians at Fertility...

2013-12-27 08:23:09

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper (NYSE: IP) would like to help capture your holiday memories taken on your mobile devices with a free premium print app. The "Print Hammermill" mobile print app is available free for a limited time only at iTunes and Goggle Play stores. This print app is loaded with features you can use every day, like the ability to print photos, office documents, web pages and emails. (Logo:...

2013-12-06 23:22:35

A Memphis treatment center is delivering drug and alcohol dependency programs for the metro area today. Call (855) 912-7867 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 A Memphis treatment center is launching a new program focused on the problem of binge drinking for people living in Memphis and surrounding cities through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. A 2012 report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services indicates male...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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