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2014-09-12 04:21:19

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ON24, the global leader in webinar-based marketing solutions that drive demand generation and customer engagement, today announced that its platform will once again be used by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) for "Accounting for the Future 2014," its annual virtual conference. Scheduled for September 15 - September 18, 2014, this year's edition of "Accounting for the Future" has attracted an international audience of more...

2014-09-12 04:20:37

BRUSSELS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(®) (LEI) for the U.K. increased 0.1 percent in July, after a 0.6 percent increase in June and a 0.5 percent increase in May. Four of the seven components made positive contributions to the index this month. The index now stands at 111.8 (2004=100). "The Leading Economic Index for the U.K. increased only slightly in July amid weakening production expectations, consumer confidence, and stock markets,"...

2014-09-12 00:20:27

LONDON, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Colenso BBDO tops global agency ranking. - BBDO Worldwide edges out Ogilvy & Mather as top network. - Starcom MediaVest Group Chicago named as top media agency. - Rankings reflect performance in effectiveness and strategy competitions. Colenso BBDO has topped a new ranking of the world's smartest creative agencies, on the back of breakthrough work for clients such as Tip Top and...

2014-09-11 23:05:18

NetDimensions and Curo Compensation today announced a new partnership that will enable organizations to manage employee performance and compensation via a single, integrated solution from two best-in-class products. Edinburgh, UK and Hong Kong (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 NetDimensions (AIM: NETD; OTCQX: NETDY), a global provider of performance, knowledge, and learning management systems, and Curo Compensation, a leading compensation planning application provider, today announced a new...

2014-09-11 16:22:54

MarketOptimizer.org adds new report "Offshore Wind Turbines and Foundations - Global Market Size, Market Share, Regulations and Key Country Analysis to 2020" to its store. DALLAS, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The report "Offshore Wind Turbines and Foundations - Global Market Size, Market Share, Regulations and Key Country Analysis to 2020" analyzes offshore installed capacity, power generation, average wind turbine sizes, average installation prices and annual investment by...

2014-09-11 12:22:34

New Products Deliver Productivity and Cost Advantages ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluestar Silicones announced the introduction of a premium release additive and a crosslinking agent for solvent-borne silicone systems for a range of label applications. Bluestar Silicones made the announcement at Labelexpo Americas 2014 (Booth 3605) September 9-11 at the Donald T. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill. "For solvent-borne systems, we continue to develop new...

2014-09-11 08:21:31

MAM Software Group Schedules Conference Call for Wednesday, September 24, 2014 BARNSLEY, England, Sept. 11, 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 2014 fiscal fourth quarter ended June 30, 2014 on Tuesday, September 23,...

2014-09-11 04:21:18

OXFORD, England, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Successful Completion of Biomedical Catalyst Programme Prosonix, an innovative speciality pharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of inhaled Respiratory Medicines by Design, announces that it has confirmed the potential of its Multi-component Particle(TM) (MCP(TM)) Technology for creating novel inhaled, dual and triple fixed dose combination (FDC) therapies for respiratory diseases. The Company...

2014-09-10 23:09:26

Alzheimer Society of Ontario excited to participate in novel assistive-technology effort Toronto (ON) September 10, 2014 (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 The Alzheimer Society of Ontario is excited to be part of a novel effort to develop assistive technology for people with dementia. From 12-14 September, technological innovators will convene at the Toronto dementia hackathon to tackle the most pressing challenges faced by caregivers and people with dementia, and invent… on the spot…...

2014-09-10 23:09:11

In a survey done with parents of autistic children in the United Kingdom, it was discovered that 61% of children with Autism Spectrum Condition are bullied at school. NoBullying discovers why today http://www.nobullying.com/over-60-of-autistic-children-are-bullied-at-school/ London, UK (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) affects around half a million children in the United Kingdom so when the parents of 900 autistic children were interviewed and 61% of them said...


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Aylesbury Duck
2014-09-04 13:11:59

The Aylesbury duck is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known that duck breeds originating from England were rare before the eighteenth century. The common duck, although originating from England, was bred from wild mallards and the most prized members of this breed were white in color, although they only occurred randomly. During the eighteenth century, breeders began focusing on developing a duck that would produce only white...

Silver Appleyard Duck
2014-09-04 09:00:42

The silver Appleyard duck, also known as the Appleyard duck or the large Appleyard, is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. It was named after its first breeder, Reginald Appleyard, who developed the breed at the Priory Waterfowl Farm to provide an aesthetically pleasing duck that could also produce large white eggs. Although it was brought to the United States in the 1960’s, it was not available to public breeders until 1984 and would not be officially accepted into the...

Tamworth Pig
2014-09-02 10:41:13

The Tamworth pig, also known as the Tam or sandy back pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated from the United Kingdom. It was first developed in Tamworth, Staffordshire in 1812 after a herd of pigs belonging to Sir Robert Peel was crossbred with pigs known as Irish grazers. It was later refined in Staffordshire and number of other regions including Leicestershire and Warwickshire. It is one of the oldest breeds in the United Kingdom and one of the least interbred, so it is highly...

Large Black
2014-08-28 08:46:32

The large black, also known as the Cornwall black or the Devon black, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Great Britain. The breed was a result of crossing black colored pigs from the southwestern areas of Cornwall and Devon and the eastern areas of Suffolk, Kent, and Essex. The pigs taken from Devon were chosen for their physical traits, but selective breeding changed their constitution and confirmation, giving them a standard size and appearance. This breed grew in popularity...

Cumberland Pig
2014-08-15 11:16:52

The Cumberland pig is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Northern areas of England. It was once used for the meat industry, specifically for use in local delicacies like Cumberland ham or sausage, but it went extinct in 1960 after leaner meat became popular. It is thought that the breed was developed the course of a few hundred years in Westmorland and Cumberland. It was a close relative of the Old Yorkshire pig and had a heavy build that helped it withstand the harsh weather in...

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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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