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Plymouth Automobile
2014-04-14 09:04:15

Plymouth is a subsidy of the Chrysler Corporation formed in 1929 as a lower-end vehicle. During the depression of the 1930s, Plymouth’s sales kept the Chrysler Corporation intact and by 1931 it rose to third in the automobile industry. By the mid-1930s, Plymouth began to be exported to other countries around the world such as, Sweden, Denmark, UK and Australia. In 1939, 417,528 Plymouths...

Maxwell Automobile
2014-02-21 11:44:23

In 1904 the Maxwell-Briscoe Company was founded by Jonathan Dixon Maxwell and Benjamin Briscoe in Tarrytown, New York. The Tarrytown factory was destroyed by fire in 1907. Maxwell-Briscoe built a new factory in New Castle, Indiana. It was the world’s largest automobile plant and Chrysler used it until 2004 when it was demolished. In 1913, Maxwell’s assets were acquired by Walter...

Sabatia stellaris Pursh rose of Plymouth
2012-06-14 10:52:37

Symbol: SAST5 Group: Dicot Family: Gentianaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   SAMA14 Sabatia maculata (Benth.) Benth. & Hook. f.   SAPA27 Sabatia palmeri A. Gray   SAPU14 Sabatia purpusii Brandegee   SASI8 Sabatia simulata Britton Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states...

2012-06-14 10:52:43

Symbol: SAKE Group: Dicot Family: Gentianaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   SADOK Sabatia dodecandra (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. var. kennedyana (Fernald) H.E. Ahles Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:MA, NC, RI, SC Classification:...

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'