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2010-11-11 10:23:00

FORT MILL, S.C., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In mid-October five skippers from the UK, Poland, Canada and Belgium, along with Brad Van Liew of the United States, departed La Rochelle, France for the start of the longest and toughest single-handed ocean race in the world.

2007-10-14 03:00:14

By Carolyn Spray Q My rhododendron is quite large and looks healthy but for the last two years the buds have not opened out. I feed it regularly but it hasn't improved. What is wrong? A My guess is it's not had enough water to allow the buds to fully develop.


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prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.