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2014-05-20 23:13:15

Located in Jacksonville Florida, Preston Pharmacy and Home Medical has served the local area for over 50 years. The family-owned pharmacy and e-store is now offering an expanded line of DME canes in unique, custom fitted styles and wood varieties. Jacksonville,FL (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Years ago, the walking stick originated as an aid for shepherds during travel. It helped with stability, protection against thieves and kept herds in line. Later on it became a symbol of nobility as kings and...

2010-07-12 05:00:00

BEIJING, July 12 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- With under a month left to register for the International Bamboo and Rattan Product Ideas Competition, aspiring designers, architects and chefs all over the world will be encouraged to know their would-be creations could not land in better hands. Hong Kong fashion designer Vivienne Tam, Colombian architect Simon Velez, Australian restaurateur Michelle Garnaut, Lonely Planet founder Tony Wheeler and renowned German scientist Walter Liese, have...


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.'