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2014-10-30 08:43:05

WAKEFIELD, United Kingdom, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Schedule it' has seen a sharp increase in the number of businesses digitising their scheduling function to increase efficiency and productivity. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141029/155402 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141029/155403 Over the last twelve months, the company has sold thousands of licences for its online and desktop scheduling software, and seen a 285% increase of mobile users this...

2014-10-30 08:40:53

WARRINGTON, England, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RHUB's CEO Larry Dorie highlights the advantages of on-premise collaboration solutions including improved security, branding and integration (with LDAP [http://www.collaboration-technologies.co.uk/intergration.htm ], etc.). Enterprises are often faced with the challenge of increased demand on productivity, while operating under limited resources and tight budgets. But, with so many dynamics impacting workplace...

2014-10-30 08:30:19

LONDON, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JOHNNIE WALKER(R), the world's leading Scotch Whisky brand[1], has launched a new global advertising campaign bringing to life the unique character of four of the brand's luxury whiskies. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141027/713116-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141027/713116-b ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141027/713116-c ) The 'Character' campaign...

2014-10-30 08:28:33

LONDON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Taiwan Trade Centre in London, England, is the foremost not-for-profit organization promoting trade between Great Britain and Taiwan. Recently, it has also become more multi-task-oriented and more multi-functional, with the Centre featuring some of Taiwan's best companies in a display of a comprehensive range of products promoting a smarter, greener, and healthier living experience. The display is located at the Taiwan Trade Centre office...

2014-10-30 08:23:28

BASILDON, United Kingdom, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FINANCIAL RESULTS UNDER U.S. GAAP((*) (**)) -- Third quarter revenues totaled $7.7 billion ($8.2 billion in Q3 2013). Net sales of Industrial Activities were $7.4 billion in Q3 2014 ($7.9 billion in Q3 2013). -- Operating profit of Industrial Activities for the quarter was $522 million, down 12.9% compared to Q3 2013, with operating margin at 7.1% (down 0.5 p.p.). -- Net income was $162...

2014-10-30 08:23:17

MAM Software Group Schedules Conference Call for Wednesday, November 12, 2014 BARNSLEY, England, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MAM Software Group,Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market: MAMS) (the "Company" or "MAM"), a leading global provider of on-premise and cloud-based business management solutions for the auto parts, tire and vertical distribution industries, announced that it will report financial results for its 2015 fiscal first quarter ended September 30, 2014 on Tuesday, November 11,...

2014-10-30 04:20:41

LONDON, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - going out is the new staying in - Forget notions of the iPhone generation ushering in the age of the individual: five of the seven most popular leisure pursuits in Britain today involve family members enjoying quality time with each other - according to new research from intu ( http://www.intugroup.co.uk ). Dashing fears of a broken society and the decline of the family unit, these latest figures...

2014-10-29 23:12:24

Ciara McAvoy's Davey Award win is especially significant alongside Jon S. Baird's BAFTA nomination for Best Director and James McAvoy's Best Actor BAFTA nomination. Filth is also nominated for a Best Film BAFTA Award. Hollywood, Calif. (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Just over two months after Steel Mill Pictures and Magnolia Pictures released the award-winning film Filth on DVD and Blu-ray in the U.S., Ciara McAvoy’s traditionally illustrated Filth movie poster was selected by...

2014-10-29 23:12:13

Remote-Learner.net Inc. and Nivel Siete, two of the largest Moodle Partners, announce the launch of their fully supported Moodle 2.7 enterprise release, built on Microsoft Azure. Waynesboro, VA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Remote-Learner.net Inc. and Nivel Siete, two of the largest Moodle Partners, announce the launch of their fully supported Moodle 2.7 enterprise release, built on Microsoft Azure. October 28, 2014 Waynesboro, VA: Remote-Learner.net, Inc, Moodle Partner providing Moodle...

2014-10-29 16:35:24

CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enova International, Inc. ("Enova") announced today that shares of its common stock will be listed on the NYSE under the symbol "ENVA" following Cash America International, Inc.'s distribution of approximately 80 percent of Enova's stock in a spin-off transaction, which is currently scheduled to occur on November 13, 2014. Trading of the right to Enova's "when-issued" shares will begin tomorrow, October 30, 2014. Enova has grown over the past ten...


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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...

Clun Forest Sheep
2014-09-23 08:05:26

The Clun Forest sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in and named after the Clun Forest area of Shropshire. The first record of this breed was written in 1803 by Reverend Joseph Plymley, who wrote about its appearance. In 1873 Youatt wrote of the same characteristics, but also stated that the breed was changing quickly due to crossbreeding with many local breeds including the Longmynd and the Shropshire sheep. The Clun Forest Sheep Breeders Society was established in 1925...

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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
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