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2009-05-11 19:18:00

International Group Proves Victorious at Legendary Adventure Race NEW YORK, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- DRAMBUIE(R) Liqueur today announced that a team from Germany has won the 2009 DRAMBUIE Pursuit, an annual outdoor-adventure race across the Scottish Highlands. Team "DRAMBUIE Warriors" triumphed against 12 other international teams all racing to retrace the voyage of Scotland's rebel Bonnie Prince Charlie, for whom DRAMBUIE was originally created in 1745. (Photo:...

2009-05-08 11:39:55

The association of Scottish whiskey makers said exports of Scotch whiskey reached $4.6 billion in 2008, a record high. The year saw an 8 percent jump in whiskey exports, with $145 worth of single malts and blends leaving the bonny banks and braes every second, The Scotsman reported Friday. During the year, 1.08 billion bottles were shipped overseas, the newspaper said. North America cut back 6 percent on its whiskey purchases, while Central and South America cut back 2 percent. Shipments to...

2009-02-20 14:18:00

In Honor of its 25 Year Old Scotch Whisky, Chivas Regal(R) Asks Men to Rank the Top Heroes from Academy Award(R)-nominated Films From the Past 25 Years LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- As Hollywood prepares for its biggest night, Chivas Regal(R) 25 asked U.S. men from across the country to reflect on their cinematic heroes for the past 25 years. The results of the survey were compiled by Chivas Regal(R) 25 and reveal Russell Crowe's Maximus as the American male's number one Academy...

2009-01-15 12:38:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As Americans begin a new -- and challenging -- year, many families are resolving not only to eat healthfully and save money but also to help others. This month, Quaker Oatmeal invites them to do all three at once by feeding their families nutritious, affordable Quaker Oatmeal and then "fueling it forward" to people who are less fortunate. Beginning January 12 through February 28, for every Quaker Oatmeal hot cereal UPC that consumers enter on the "Start...

2008-11-11 09:00:27

Drambuie links up with Soho Theatre to present Drambuie Late Night Pursuits, an exclusive free comedy show at Camden's renowned venue Koko. Four of the UK's best stand-ups come together to present special sets, sharing comical anecdotes based around their own late night pursuits. Compered by Phil Kay in his unique off-the-wall style, the line includes Sean Hughes, Rich Hall and Shappi Khorsandi. The event is inspired by Bonnie Prince Charlie, Drambiue's young hero, who undertook many a...

2008-10-02 00:00:14

By Shari Low THIS week's "Fact I Didn't Need to Know" - Jason Donovan has revealed that he consummated his relationship with Kylie in an Australian Travelodge. Oh, the heart-throbbing, ovary-swelling romance of a night spent indulging in wild passion, free tea bagsand two pre-packed shortbread fingers. (c) 2008 Daily Record; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-30 12:00:33

By MARK WILLIAMSON IAN Macleod, one of Scotland's leading family-owned distillers, closed in on the million-pound annual profits landmark in the latest financial year, as surging demand for whisky in overseas hotspots offset a slowdown in sales in the UK. Accounts for Broxburnheadquartered Macleod Distillers, whose brands range from Glengoyne malt whisky to Wincarnis tonic wine, show the firm increased pre-tax profits by 27per cent to GBP992,475 in the year to September as the firm...

2008-08-25 15:00:42

TRIPLE Olympic gold medallist Chris Hoy is set to become the new face of Scott's Porage Oats, as the company revealed it wants to sign up the cyclist. The firm believes that Hoy has all the ingredients to star in their adverts. A source at Scott's parent company Quaker reportedly said: "We think Chris would be great as the next face of Scott's Porage Oats. "He is strong and healthy, good-looking and a Scottish hero he's the perfect icon. It's not at boardroom level yet but we're...

2008-08-15 06:00:27

MOST AMUSINGLY RUDE MERCHANDISE This prize very nearly went to Alexis Dubus, who is promoting his show A Ruddy Brief History of Swearing (at Nicol Edwards on Niddry Street - it's free by the way) with badges emblazoned with the words "Shit", "Bollocks" and "C***". But he is pipped to the post by the badges for I Caught Crabs in Walberswick, Joel Horwood's theatre show at the Pleasance, pictured. Is this really something you would wear around town? If you're a Fringe performer, probably...

2008-07-09 21:00:24

By IAN McCONNELL SCOTCH whisky distiller Edrington Group yesterday announced a near-10per cent rise in underlying annual profits - boosted by strong growth in sales of its Highland Park and Macallan single malts - but flagged tougher economic times ahead and likely price rises triggered by surging costs. In his review of the results, chief executive Ian Curle highlights the Glasgow-based distiller's awareness of its social responsibilities as an alcoholic beverage company. His comments...


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2007-06-24 19:22:57

The Haddock or Offshore Hake is a marine fish distributed on both sides of the North Atlantic. Haddock is a popular food fish, widely fished commercially. The Haddock is easily recognized by a black lateral line running along its white side, not to be confused with Pollock which has the reverse (white line on black side), and a distinctive dark blotch above the pectoral fin, often described as a "thumbprint" or even the "Devil's thumbprint" or "St. Peter's mark". Haddock is most...

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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