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2015-04-20 08:24:22

LENEXA, Kan., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 45th anniversary of Earth Day in 2015 puts a shining spotlight

2015-04-14 20:24:00

WHEELING, Ill., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ABM Distributing, Inc. has been named official CUPA PIZARRAS slate distributor for contractors in the Midwest part of the U.S. ABM Distributing, Inc.

2015-04-06 16:26:10

WHEELING, Ill., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Slate roofing contractor, A.B. Edward Enterprises, Inc. has been named Chicagoland's official CUPA PIZARRAS slate installation contractor.

2015-02-19 23:00:51

Water Features Inc., announced today what is trending in water feature from sales in 2014.

2014-12-15 08:26:22

U.S. publishers have unlocked premium video inventory and incremental revenue streams with the Teads SSP platform and video advertising solutions NEW YORK, Dec.

2014-12-05 16:24:58

LENEXA, Kan., Dec.

2014-09-29 23:01:38

Walttools, a U.S.


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2005-05-25 17:09:09

Slate is a fine-grained, homogeneous, sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash which has been metamorphosed (foliated) in layers (bedded deposits). Slate can be made into roofing shingles ('roofing slates' in the United Kingdom), because it has two lines of breakability: cleavage and grain. This makes it possible to split slate into thin sheets. Slate is mainly composed of quartz and muscovite (a mica), often along with biotite, chlorite, and hematite, or, less frequently,...

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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).