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2014-05-20 08:20:34

TELFORD, England, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A leading motorhome company is set to become an official UK dealership for luxury motorhome manufacturer Carado.

2013-01-04 05:02:08

Port Ludlow Marina makes a splash at the Seattle Boat Show, which runs January 25th - February 3rd. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 03, 2013 You've heard

2012-09-09 23:02:45

The inaugural golf benefit to support victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse will take place Saturday, Sept.

2008-10-14 03:00:32

A CADBURY'S Flake girl who starred in the famous 80s adverts has died of cancer. Former model Marilyn Crossey, died aged 52 just weeks after being diagnosed with liver cancer.

2008-10-12 18:00:22

By ADAM ASPINALL THE parents of a Midlands model who became one of the most famous faces of the 1980s as a Cadbury's Flake Girl paid tribute to her last night after her death from cancer.

2004-11-29 06:00:07

The West Midlands population is expected to increase by more than six per cent over the next 25 years, according to latest Government statistics. The region's numbers are expected to swell by 6.6 per cent to 5.7 million by 2028, according to the Office for National Statistics.


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Clun Forest Sheep
2014-09-23 08:05:26

The Clun Forest sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in and named after the Clun Forest area of Shropshire. The first record of this breed was written in 1803 by Reverend Joseph Plymley, who wrote about its appearance. In 1873 Youatt wrote of the same characteristics, but also stated that the breed was changing quickly due to crossbreeding with many local breeds including the Longmynd and the Shropshire sheep. The Clun Forest Sheep Breeders Society was established in 1925...

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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.