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2010-03-11 13:30:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- They've written some of the most memorable songs in Disney theme park - and motion picture - history, and on March 11, 2010, the Academy Award-winning composers of the music from "It's a Small World" and The Enchanted Tiki Room, as well as "Mary Poppins," will receive the highest honor that the Disneyland Resort bestows. The Sherman brothers, Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, will receive a tribute window on Main Street, U.S.A. Among...

2009-06-04 08:35:00

Limited-Edition Collectable Hard Rock Apparel and Accessories to Benefit WHY ORLANDO, Fla., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock International celebrates an American legend with the launch of Hard Rock's Born in the U.S.A. merchandise, honoring the 25th anniversary of the release of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band's Born in the U.S.A. studio album. Proceeds from Hard Rock's exclusive Born in the U.S.A. 25th Anniversary merchandise will benefit WHY and the organization's Artists Against...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'