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2015-05-20 12:34:07

DUBLIN, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2tkvzq/united_kingdom)

2015-05-20 08:35:26

SERMO Helps Save Patient's Life through Medical Crowdsourcing NEW YORK, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Just three weeks ago a doctor on SERMO, the top growing global social network of

2015-05-20 08:31:35

LONDON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Visiongain is a leading business intelligence provider and consultancy based in London, UK.

2015-05-20 08:27:45

BT wins competitive bid to support end-to-end networking and unified communications for world's largest producer and supplier of methanol IRVING, Texas, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-05-20 08:23:56

ParcelMonkey.com offers a simple, low cost way to ship packages internationally from the USA to 225+ countries. MIAMI, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Started in the United Kingdom,

2015-05-19 23:05:49

Qorus Software, Northdoor’s newest technology partner United Kingdom (PRWEB) May 19, 2015 Northdoor, a UK based IT consultancy and solutions provider

2015-05-19 23:02:00

Mercator Advisory Group releases new research benchmarking U.K. debit rewards. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 19, 2015 The future is uncertain for the U.K.

2015-05-19 16:36:15

Partnership provides dropbox alternative based on OpenStack Swift storage infrastructure for government bodies to store and manage data in a scalable and secure environment. LONDON,

2015-05-19 16:27:54

LONDON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Obstruction Lighting in US$ Million.

2015-05-19 08:33:15

The best in news and entertainment programming is now available on demand in UK, France and Sweden LONDON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Deezer, the global digital music streaming service, has


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Romney Sheep
2014-11-03 12:24:43

The Romney sheep, also known as the Romney marsh sheep or the Kent, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in England and was recognized as an official breed by 1800. The breed at this time was an improved breed that had been developed from medieval longwool breeds and crossbred with Bakewell’s English Leicester. This breed was first exported in 1853, when twenty individuals were sent to New Zealand, and by the 1990’s the breed comprised over half of New Zealand’s sheep...

Merino
2014-10-16 11:24:17

The Merino is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in Central Spain and Turkey. It is thought that the foundation stock of this breed was introduced into the area by a tribe of Berbers during the twelfth century. During the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, breeders from Spain introduced breeds from England, developing the Merino sheep strains that would shape the breed of today. These sheep comprised three strains known as the Negretti, the Paula, and the Royal Escurial flocks....

2014-10-16 10:41:37

The Jacob sheep, also known as the piebald sheep, is a breed of domestic sheep that developed without large amounts of human intervention, making it an heirloom or unimproved breed. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known to have descended from some type of Old World sheep. Piebald or spotted sheep have been documented throughout history in many areas including the Mediterranean and the Far East. One account of this breed, possibly the oldest, includes the story of the Biblical figure...

English Leicester
2014-09-26 10:19:08

The English Leicester, known by many other names including the Leicester, the improved Leicester, and the Leicester longwool, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in England during the eighteenth century by Robert Bakewell. It was one of the first purebred sheep breeds to be introduced into Australia and is one of a few remaining pure sheep breeds. Today, it can be found in many areas including the United States, New Zealand, and Great Britain. The English Leicester holds strong...

Cotswold Sheep
2014-09-25 08:43:41

The Cotswold sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated from and was named after the Cotswold Hills in England. Some experts assert that this breed was present in this area of England when the Romans arrived sometime around 54 B.C., during which time legend says they discovered sheepcotes along the hills. Later, the area was supposedly given the Anglo-Saxon name of Cottes-wealds, which meant wind swept hills scattered with Cotes. If this legend were true it would mean that the hills...

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logocentrism
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.
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