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2012-04-13 12:01:21

Today, the potato is firmly established in our diet, but in actual fact it has only been with us for little more than two centuries, and at first it was not even appreciated as a foodstuff.

2011-05-31 15:15:00

PIRAEUS, Greece, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) today announced it has expanded its global network by establishing physical supply operations in Tenerife, located in the Canary Islands near the northwest coast of mainland Africa, effective immediately.

2005-07-17 11:04:29

MADRID (Reuters) - Emergency services battled to control forest fires in central Spain Sunday and police arrested a man believed to have started one of the blazes in the parched interior of the country, local officials said.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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