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2012-10-15 16:06:23

When we read a text, we hear a voice talking to us. Yet the voice changes over time. In his new book titled Poesins röster, Mats Malm, professor in comparative literature at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, shows that when reading older literature, we may hear completely different voices than contemporary readers did — or not hear any voices at all. 'When we read a novel written today, we hear a voice that speaks pretty much the same language we speak, and that...

2011-01-27 04:10:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from Sweden at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=50de82b3-c6e7-401a-bb73-0c7df8cf11fc&lr=ls# Sweden calls for an international dialogue on freedom and security on the Internet and on countries' attempts to restrict citizens' access to information. Sweden's foreign minister Carl Bildt will be giving the issue priority over the coming years. "We must have a far more vigorous international debate on what to...

2011-01-20 09:55:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from Sweden at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=2a79088e-22ce-4589-a2eb-aa209b65a5d4 Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt comments on recent developments in Belarus such as the violent aftermath of the presidential elections, the upcoming meeting between EU Foreign Ministers on the issue and his recent meetings with Belarusian opposition representatives in Stockholm. Sweden is pushing for harder EU sanctions...

2010-11-17 06:14:00

MONS, Belgium, November 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Alex' is the voice created by Acapela to perfectly reproduce the famous Swedish blogger Alex Schulman, to be used in a talking viral campaign designed by the Swedish agencies Strip Digital and Naked Communications. The campaign is aimed at promoting Nojesbladet, the weekend supplement of the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet. It is very creative and uses advanced features with cutting edge technology. In October it received the 'Web campaign...

2009-10-03 19:25:32

Dan Uggla's only hit Saturday, an RBI double, lifted Florida to a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies, their fourth straight. Uggla's double put Florida in front 4-1 with two outs in the top of the eighth. Chris Coghlan led Florida with two hits and one RBI. Jorge Cantu added a hit and a sacrifice fly for the Marlins, who have won the first two contests in the regular season-ending three-game series. Winner Anibal Sanchez (4-8) yielded a run and five hits in seven innings. Closer Leo Nunez...

2009-09-09 21:19:28

Home runs by Cody Ross and Dan Uggla helped stake Florida to a five-run lead Wednesday and the Marlins held on to defeat the New York Mets 6-3. The win kept the Marlins within six games of division-leading Philadelphia in the National League East. Ross hit a three-run homer during a four-run first inning and Uggla added a solo shot in the sixth. Rocky Nolasco (11-8), who took a shutout into the seventh inning, wound up surrendering three runs on four hits in 6 1/3 innings before Renyel Pinto...

2009-08-11 22:54:35

Dan Uggla hit a bases-loaded two-out single in the bottom of the 11th Tuesday to give the Florida Marlins a 9-8 win over the Houston Astros. Wesley Wright (2-2) started the 11th for Houston and walked the bases full. Alberto Arias came on to face Uggla who drove in Chris Coghlan to end the game. Brian Sanches (3-1) worked the top of the 11th to earn the win. Uggla and Hanley Ramirez each had three hits and two RBI and John Baker drove in three runs with a pair of hits. The Astros trailed by a...

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2009-08-06 12:27:40

Sources close to the deal making said Chinese automaker Geely Automotive Holding is assembling a bid to purchase Volvo Cars from Ford Motor Co. The bid for the Swedish car company will include a consortium of interests, including an undisclosed investor from Sweden, The Local reported Thursday. Former Volvo Chairman Pehr Gyllenhammar is assisting British investment bank Rothschild to help Geely present its case as a viable bidder, the newspaper said. The plan includes building up market share...

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2009-06-08 21:16:25

Brokeback Mountain co-stars Anne Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal are in talks for roles in the film version of Hard Sell: The Evolution of a Viagra Salesman. The Hollywood Reporter said the stars are in negotiations to reunite for the big-screen adaptation of the non-fiction book by Jamie Reidy, a sales representative for Pfizer in the late 1990s who penned his memoir about working in the pharmaceutical field. Previously titled Pharma, but now called Love and Other Drugs, the film is to be...

2009-05-30 15:11:15

Actress Natalie Portman reportedly will play the love interest in the new comedy Your Highness that is to film in Northern Ireland this summer. The 27-year-old Israeli-American actress will serve as a warrior princess who garners the attention of actor Danny McBride's character, an arrogant and lazy prince forced to complete a quest in order to save his father's kingdom, The Hollywood Reporter said Friday. The movie, written by McBride and Ben Best, will also star actor James Franco and is to...


Word of the Day
jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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