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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
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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