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2011-09-06 15:00:00

China carwash equipment leader, Autobase Wash Systems, recently released a report of car wash industry predicting that the emergence of the worldâs new economic power like China will greatly stimulate the development of car wash industry in developing countries. Beijing, China (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 The rise of new economic entities such as China and India has strongly stimulated the rapid development of a new industry â“ the car wash industry, which has...

2011-08-31 11:20:26

Can changing a single word on a sign motivate doctors and nurses to wash their hands? Campaigns about hand-washing in hospitals usually try to scare doctors and nurses about personal illness, says Adam Grant, a psychological scientist at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. “Most safety messages are about personal consequences,” Grant says. “They tell you to wash your hands so you don´t get sick.” But his new study, which will be published in an...

2011-08-03 09:17:00

ORMOND BEACH, Fla., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer draws to a close, two unanticipated seasons are just around the corner: school and flu. While kids may dread school, parents and teachers also dread the thought of "sick day" and "flu shots." The cure? Tropical Seas' Itzazu Kidz® biodegradable hand soaps and sanitizers are a fun, effective way to teach kids how to stay healthier and avoid passing germs around the school yard. Schools can be a feeding ground...

2011-04-05 12:50:00

National Car Care Month in April Perfect Time to Wash Away Winter BETHESDA, Md., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April is National Car Care Month and it is also time for spring cleaning, including your car. Cleaning your vehicle inside and out prevents the buildup of damaging chemicals and dirt, reduces the potential for rust from road salt and helps ensure proper visibility needed for safe driving, according to the Car Care Council. "Keeping your vehicle clean not only protects...

2010-11-27 00:00:53

A local hand washing campaign that attracted the attention of Whitehall, reached an international audience and even appeared in the wards of Casualty could be rolled out to benefit schools, local authorities and businesses nationwide. (PRWeb UK) November 25, 2010 A local hand washing campaign that attracted the attention of Whitehall, reached an international audience and even appeared in the wards of Casualty could be rolled out to benefit schools, local authorities and businesses...

2010-09-15 03:14:00

LONDON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- After undertaking consumer research amongst 3,000 respondents to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the washing machine, Currys is now in talks to develop the first ever washing machine designed exclusively for men. The research found that while many domestic tasks are equally split between men and women, when it comes to the washing machine - originally hailed as the device that would give women domestic freedom - nearly 90 per cent of all the women...

2010-09-07 06:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Concerns about last year's H1N1 virus have had an impact on Americans' hand washing habits, according to a national survey conducted by Bradley Corporation of Menomonee Falls, a leading manufacturer of bathroom and locker room furnishings, including sinks, faucets, hand dryers, showers and lockers. In Bradley's second Healthy Hand Washing Survey, 50 percent of the 1,053 respondents said they "wash their hands more thoroughly or longer or more...

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2010-05-07 14:05:00

Washing your hands "wipes the slate clean," removing doubts about recent choices. That's the key finding of a University of Michigan study published in the current (May 7) issue of Science. The study, conducted by U-M psychologists Spike W. S. Lee and Norbert Schwarz, expands on past research by showing that hand-washing does more than remove the guilt of past misdeeds. "It's not just that washing your hands contributes to moral cleanliness as well as physical cleanliness, as seen in earlier...

2010-04-07 08:03:00

Steps Towards Sustainability: SDA Survey Shows Environmentally Friendly Cleaning Habits Are Gaining a Foothold with Consumers Big Jump in Number of People Reading Detergent Directions Summary/Key Findings WASHINGTON, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whether it's the impact of the economy or increased environmental awareness, American consumers seem to be making some changes to their cleaning and laundry habits. The latest National Cleaning Survey from The Soap and Detergent...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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