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2008-06-17 12:00:38

By DOUGLAS FRASER SCOTTISH POLITICAL EDITOR THE drinks industry expects it can place legal challenges in the way of Scottish Government plans to impose minimum prices per unit of alcohol, as expected in a major new alcohol strategy to be unveiled in West Lothian today. The idea of putting a floor of 40 pence per unit of alcohol is reckoned by the whisky industry to mean a 12per cent price rise on the average GBP10 bottle - when tax is already rising steeply - and there is a warning it...

2007-05-15 12:00:10

NEW YORK, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- DRAMBUIE(R) announces an exciting new cocktail to herald the summer season - the Drambuie Fizz cocktail. Like the signature Drambuie & Soda cocktail, which has enjoyed widespread popularity in the last year, the Drambuie Fizz is set to help a new generation of adult drinkers rediscover the unique taste of Drambuie. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070515/NYTU003) Served over crushed ice in a rocks glass, the Drambuie Fizz couples this...

2006-05-02 17:30:00

By Paul Majendie LONDON -- Smoky, honey, body, sweetness, medicinal, tobacco, spicy, winey, nutty, malty, fruity and floral. For anyone trying to pick the perfect single malt whisky, these are the 12 "cardinal flavors" identified by a Scottish academic to tickle the tastebuds of connoisseurs around the world. After sampling malt whiskies at almost 100 Scottish distilleries, Dr David Wishart is still standing -- and his classification has won official endorsement from the Scotch Whisky...


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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
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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