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2015-03-26 23:11:46

Carinsuranceplan.org (http://carinsuranceplan.org/) announces a new blog post, “How To Find A Trustworthy Car Insurance Provider”

2015-03-26 23:11:00

Inclusion in Prestigious Publication Ranking Reflects Practice’s Ongoing Commitment to Excellence Bedford, NH (PRWEB) March 25, 2015 In recognition

2015-03-26 23:10:39

Upcoming Webinar to Answer Common Questions About Reimbursing Individual Health Insurance Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) March 25, 2015 Zane Benefits,

2015-03-26 23:10:34

New market research report “Insight Report: Insurers' Engagement with Social Media” developed by Timetric is now available MarketPublishers.com. London,

2015-03-26 23:09:49

The last in a series of books released in March, NoBullying releases an EBook titled Bullied at Work: A Complete Guide on How to Deal with Workplace Bullying today

2015-03-26 23:08:47

Another tool, along with a Special Needs Trust, to be used by families in Special Needs Planning, the ABLE Act, took another big step in becoming a reality this disability awareness month.

2015-03-26 23:08:22

Denine Torr, director of Community Initiatives at Dollar General Corporation, joins the ProLiteracy Board of Directors. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) March 26, 2015

2015-03-26 23:05:41

Heroin overdose deaths have increased four-fold over the last fourteen years, with the greatest increase occurring since 2010. (PRWEB) March 26, 2015

2015-03-26 23:04:57

Compare-autoinsurance.org (http://compare-autoinsurance.org/) announces a new blog post, “A Short Guide To Understand Liability

2015-03-26 23:04:34

As part of Stephanie Hebert Insurance Agency’s community program, a new charity campaign is now active, in support of MacDonell Children’s Services, a residential home for children, whose


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Biellese
2014-09-22 08:57:07

The Biellese, also known as the Piemontese Alpina or the Razza d'Ivrea, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in northwestern Italy in the province of Biella, the area from which it received its name. The origin if this breed is unknown, although it was considered to be a subtype of the Bergamasca breed by some. It is included with sixteen other breeds of autochthonous sheep that are managed by the Associazione Nazionale della Pastorizia. The Biellese held a high population...

Jaca Navarra
2014-06-17 06:16:19

The Jaca Navarra is a breed of horse from Navarre, Spain. It is a small horse in danger of extinction. In 1997 there were 240 horses and the population  slowly increased to 350 in 1999. Since then the population has increased steadily to a total of 899 horses as of April 2011, all of which were in Navarre. The breed is listed as endangered by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). In 1999 a breeders association (JACANA) was formed and the breed register for the Jaca Navarra was...

Migrant Spreadwing, Lestes barbarous
2014-04-04 11:57:49

The migrant spreadwing (Lestes barbarous), also known as the southern emerald damselfly, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Asia, Europe, and North Africa. Its rage includes Barbary in North Africa and the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Greece, India, and Mongolia. It is most often seen near still water that is brackish or stagnant. This species is similar in appearance to other members of its genus, having a metallic green color on most of its body and a tendency to hold its wings...

Pukwudgie, (Korrigan)
2014-02-17 15:15:28

The Pukwudgie is a small humanoid from Wampanoag folklore. The legend of this creature began in connection with the Wampanoag people's first beliefs that a creation giant had created most of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The Pukwudgies were jealous of the way the Natives adored the creation giant, but still tried to help them, though their efforts were in vein. So the Pukwudgies decided to torment the Wampanoag people instead. Because of this, the Pukwudgie was best to be left alone, or bad...

Community garden
2013-08-21 07:25:44

Community gardens are plots of land that are tended by a community of gardeners. In the UK they are knows as allotment gardens where local officials will rent a piece of land for their growing needs. Community gardens come in all sizes and functionality from the small planters found hanging around town, to the large plantings to help preserve natural habitats. Community gardens may be privately owned as well as publicly. One plot of land can be used as a whole, with everybody working...

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Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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