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2014-08-25 12:21:57

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25th, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Mint and the National Park Service will celebrate the launch of the Great Sand Dunes National Park quarter Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. The ceremony will take place in the site's parking area at 10 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time (MDT). Highlights of the free event include a coin exchange where the public can trade their cash for $10 rolls of the new Great Sand Dunes National Park quarter. WHAT: Great Sand Dunes National Park...

2014-05-22 16:23:26

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join officials from the United States Mint and the National Park Service for the official launch of the Arches National Park quarter on Friday, June 6, 2014. The ceremony will take place at the Arches National Park Visitor Center at 9 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time (MDT). Invited guests include Utah Lieutenant Governor Spencer J. Cox and Moab Mayor Dave Sakrison. Highlights of the free event include a coin exchange where the public can...

2014-04-04 12:25:57

Latest quarter honors Shenandoah National Park in Va. FRONT ROYAL, Va., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Mint today launched the America the Beautiful Quarters(®) Program coin honoring Shenandoah National Park in Va. This is the 22nd coin in the bureau's America the Beautiful Quarters Program, a multi-year initiative to honor national parks and other national sites. The coin's reverse (tails) design depicts a day hiker taking in the view from Little Stony Man...

2014-03-28 16:23:43

MANCHESTER, England, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - According to drinks brand Lambrini, a quarter* of us plan to send best wishes via phone, email or social media - More than half of us won't see our mums on the 30March - The average Brit plans to splash GBP50 on gifts - with sons spending more than doting daughters - Despite not always being together, three quarters of us still say it's the most...


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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
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