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2010-01-19 10:00:00

CONCORDVILLE, Pa., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else has won the prestigious, seventh annual Harold Longman Award for the Best Business Book of 2009 from Soundview Executive Book Summaries, the global leader in business content summarization. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070205/PHM010LOGO ) "This is truly a readers' choice award that signifies the importance of this topic as a much needed...

2008-07-27 15:00:30

By Jeff Simon, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jul. 27--Time for something new: the "Over/Under" list. In other words, pairs of vaguely related things, of which one is overrated, one is underrated. Feel free, by the way, to make up your own. For the moment, here's mine: Overrated: HBO. Underrated: Showtime. It happens at every Emmy nomination announcement ceremony (not to mention award night) -- entirely too many things go HBO's way and too few go to Showtime. In the last batch, the nods in...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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