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2014-06-30 23:18:59

CharityVision International, the global leader in sustainable, philanthropic eye care programs, today announced the appointment of Josh Romney as President, effective July 1, 2014. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 CharityVision International, the global leader in sustainable, philanthropic eye care programs, today announced the appointment of Josh Romney as President, effective July 1, 2014. Mr. Romney brings a wealth of business and public policy background to this new...

2013-06-17 23:23:17

Veterans Omar Romney and Michael Manning rode with former President George W. Bush during the third annual Warrior 100K Ride in Texas May 23-25. Holbrook, NY (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Army Staff Sergeant Omar Romney was impressed. As one of 15 participants in the George W. Bush Presidential Center´s Warrior 100K Ride May 23-25, he had the opportunity to not only meet the former president, but also ride with him. “The President says this is not a race but he sure likes to go...

2012-10-11 11:29:58

Voters who consider health care the top issue in their choice of candidate are more likely to side with Obama vs. Romney on the Affordable Care Act and Medicare A new analysis of 37 national opinion polls conducted by 17 survey organizations finds that health care is the second most important issue for likely voters in deciding their 2012 presidential vote. This is the highest that health care has been ranked as a presidential election issue since 1992. When likely voters were asked to...


Latest Romney Reference Libraries

Coopworth Sheep
2014-09-24 07:34:54

The Coopworth sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in New Zealand during the twentieth century. A group of researchers working at Lincoln University began studying the Border Leicester crossbreed, and later the Romney -Border Leicester crossbreed, in hopes of developing ewes that would have a higher reproduction rate. Early results showed some promise, with an increase in lambing of up to thirty percent, which caused the researchers to question whether Border Leicester...

Romeldale
2014-09-22 08:03:38

The Romeldale, also known as the California variegated mutant or CVM, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in the United States. Its name refers to the breeds that were used in its development, known as the Rambouillet and the Romney, while the term CVM is used to refer to derivative individuals that hold a rare coloration. This breed was developed by A.T. Spencer during the twentieth century. Spencer crossbred Romney rams with his Rambouillet ewes in order to produce a breed that had...

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2007-07-16 14:25:09

The Domestic Sheep, Ovis aries, is the most common species of the sheep genus (Ovis). It is a woolly ruminant quadruped which most likely descends from the wild mouflon of South Asia. Sheep breeders refer to female sheep as ewes, intact males as rams, and castrated males as wethers. Yearlings are called hoggets and young sheep are called lambs. Domestic Sheep are now found all over the world, but they are declining in numbers in the U.S. because it is becoming economically unviable to raise...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'