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2012-04-21 23:01:28

Berkeley´s Le Bateau Ivre Restaurant is celebrating 40 years in business. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2012 Le Bateau Ivre Restaurant, featuring an expansive selection, brunch menu and banquet hall, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. The restaurant has seen a lot of changes over the years, but the business has remained basically the same, with many of the same employees and customers remaining loyal year after year. “The boat keeps sailing on through during these...

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2012-07-25 06:49:31

Coues' rice rat (Oryzomys couesi) is a semiaquatic rat that can be found in southern Texas, throughout Mexico and Central America, and into the northwestern portion of Colombia. It prefers a habitat with abundant water, but it is able to live in arid habitats and shrub lands. Coues’ rice rat forms the group O. couesi, along with six other species of rat. All of these rats are in the Oryzomys genus, along with the marsh rice rat who is the sole member of its group. There are more than forty...

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Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'