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2009-03-12 13:29:00

KIBBUTZ SHAMIR, Israel, March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. (Nasdaq: SHMR) ("Shamir") expects to issue its fourth quarter and year end 2008 earnings results on Wednesday, March 18, 2009, and has scheduled a conference call to discuss the results at 10:00 A.M. EDT that morning. The conference call will be broadcast live as a listen-only webcast. To listen live, please go to www.kcsa.com approximately five minutes before the conference call is scheduled to begin....


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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