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2012-06-24 23:02:03

On September 29, 2009, 8 year-old Brody Cole lost his battle with mitochondrial disease. In the two years leading up to his passing, Brody said a special prayer that included the following ending: “And at the playground, I slide down the slide. Amen.” No one knows exactly what the meaning was behind his prayer, but with the help of Little Tikes Commercial and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, his dreams of an inclusive playground were fulfilled. Farmington, MO (PRWEB) June 24,...

2012-05-28 23:01:53

These playground sets are built to last and so durable, they are designed to be used and enjoyed by multiple generations. They are amazingly lightweight, yet so strong that even adults can play on them! These modular systems are completely transportable, and can be expanded and added to, to grow along with the children using them. These are free-standing systems, and the on-ground support system recommended for commercial use still allows the unit to be moved as required. Environmentally...

2012-05-21 23:00:51

As a new study finds nearly half of children under five don´t have one outdoor play opportunity per day, a growing number of parks and preschools are choosing synthetic grass for their playgrounds to allow more opportunities for kids to be active. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 While the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children under five play outside as much as possible, an April 2012 study led by Seattle Children's Research Institute found that nearly half of U. S....

2012-04-27 23:00:56

Focuses social media campaign on promoting playground safety Chattanooga TN (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 PlayCore, a leading company in play products, programs, and research, is going social with National Playground Safety Week, focusing its Twitter and Facebook communications all week long on topics regarding playground safety. Playground safety, which aligns strongly with the company´s mission and values, is a great passion for PlayCore, which believes in designing playgrounds that pose...


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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'.