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2012-06-01 23:01:35

Summit Hills, a retirement community located in Spartanburg, S.C. gave away nearly $3,750 in cash prizes to four winners of the community´s Silver Pen Scholarship during an awards ceremony on Friday, May 25. Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) June 02, 2012 Summit Hills, a retirement community located in Spartanburg, S.C. gave away nearly $3,750 in cash prizes to four winners of the community´s Silver Pen Scholarship during an awards ceremony on Friday, May 25. The 2012 Winners were: Tina Le...

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2011-01-06 13:37:02

Some dogs may understand that our sounds refer to particular objects Researchers at Wofford College discovered that a Border Collie comprehends the names of over 1000 objects, differentiating between names of objects and orders to fetch them. This research deepens the findings of researchers in Germany, who had discovered a dog that knew the names of a couple of hundred objects. Important questions were left open as to how far a dog could go, and whether the dog really understood that the...

2009-09-02 18:03:43

Management style clashes led Jon and Mark Richardson, sons of Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, to resign from the NFL organization, sources say. The team moved to fill the management void by naming Danny Morrison its president Wednesday. The Richardson brothers will, however, continue to be members of the Panthers Partnership Group. Jon, 50, had been president of Bank of America Stadium, Carolina's home stadium since it opened in 1996, and Mark, 49, had been team president since Mike...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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