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2014-09-11 23:08:30

Wavetec installs “BIG SCREEN” at Science Centre on the banks of River Clyde in Glasgow for Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 ITAB, in a strategic partnership with Wavetec, won the tender to supply install and support a large external LED display screen at GSC. This project was called the Glasgow Science Center (GSC) project, and was in collaboration with BBC Scotland. Glasgow Commonwealth games is one of the largest, multi-sport event in the world which...

2014-07-09 12:27:29

GLASGOW, Scotland, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glasgow's favourite mall pledges support to Team Scotland by changing its name One of Scotland's top malls, Silverburn, is getting right behind Team Scotland this summer by renaming itself as Goldburn for the duration of the Commonwealth Games. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140709/696701 ) The golden makeover will not only see the mall's central signage changed, but it will also extend to...

2014-05-27 04:20:35

GLASGOW, Scotland, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Around 75 of Scotland's senior business leaders met today at Aggreko's global manufacturing hub in Dumbarton to kick start the company's campaign to build a lasting Commonwealth Games legacy for Glasgow. The event was attended by Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman, Lord Smith of Kelvin and Team GB Olympic Men's Curling Captain, David Murdoch and saw the FTSE-100 company unveil a specially commissioned artwork...

2014-05-22 23:07:16

Pride of Britain Hotels Awards Top Property to The Torridon, A Rebecca Recommends Endorsed Hotel Wester Ross, Scotland (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Torridon has been named 2014 Hotel of the Year by Pride of Britain Hotel Consortium. Nestled deep in the Scottish Highlands, The Torridon was built in 1887, originally as a shooting lodge for the First Earl of Lovelace. In 1992, the property was sold, refurbished into a luxury hotel and has since been regarded as one of the finest in the United...

2014-05-07 16:28:20

GLASGOW, Scotland, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE Magners

2014-05-01 04:22:46

EDINBURGH, Scotland, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE Calcivis

2014-04-24 12:26:11

Fast-Growing Brand Going Coast to Coast, Offering a Chance to Win a Flyaway Trip to Kenny Chesney's Next Tour NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Chair Bay Rum today announced the 'Nowhere to Be But Here Tour,' visiting over 25 US cities from April through August. The tour kicks off today in Dallas, offering consumers of legal drinking age prime opportunities to experience the rums that multi-platinum singer-songwriter Kenny Chesney created to celebrate the...

2014-04-08 12:20:47

MARSEILLE, France, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 10th Routes Europe heads to Scotland marking the first time the event has been held in the UK A successful Routes Europe event came to a close today in Marseille, which has seen a record number of delegates descend on the city to discuss the future of Europe's air traffic, making this year's event the largest regional route development event ever. The event was officially handed over to Aberdeen City...

2014-03-26 08:30:26

GLASGOW, Scotland, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Help for Heroes and Tennent Caledonian have announced a new partnership that will support injured UK military veterans with training for a successful career in the hospitality industry. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140326/677519 ) This pioneering new initiative will see specialist hospitality training courses provided for Help for Heroes veterans who have suffered life-changing injuries and...

2014-03-25 12:20:46

MONTREAL, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Also New! BritRail's Scottish Highlands Pass BritRail Pass and ticket holders can now take advantage of special offers from ACP Rail International at over 100 participating attractions in Britain! Newly introduced this year, these Bonus Offers provide even greater value for BritRail customers as they can realize savings while traveling in the UK. With offers ranging anywhere from 2-for-1 discounts,...


Latest Subdivisions of Scotland Reference Libraries

Grice
2014-09-05 10:47:45

The grice, also known as the highland or Irish pig, is an extinct breed of domestic pig that once roamed the highland hills and islands of Scotland and Ireland. During the nineteenth century, this breed was described as being extremely hardy and aggressive, often known to wander from its own farmlands to forage for food. Because of this, it was recommended that farmers stop keeping the breed on their farms, and coupled with the growing popularity of imported pigs it declined in population and...

American Shetland Pony
2014-05-24 10:32:27

The Shetland is a breed of pony that is found worldwide but originated from the Shetland Isles, northeast of Scotland. The breed is believed to be developed on the islands by settlers who crossbred the native horses with ponies imported by the Norse. In addition, it is also believed the Celtic Pony also had influence to the Shetland between 2000 and 1000 BC. The harsh climate of the islands developed the Shetland into a tough breed and were first used for pulling carts which carried peat,...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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