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Was Neolithic Man The First Lumberjack?
2012-08-10 09:31:21

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from Tel Aviv University reveals that the transition from hunting to agricultural societies parallels development of woodworking tools. Early man evolved from hunter-gather to farmer and agriculturalist during the Neolithic Age, from approximately 10,000 — 6,000 BCE. Neolithic man also began living in larger settlements with a variety of domesticated animals and plant life. This transition brought about significant...

2012-07-31 23:00:58

Daily design blog Furniture Fashion today released its list of the top 30 eco-friendly pieces of furniture in the modern marketplace. Taking into account its readers' feedback on its more than 5,000 interior design posts over the past five years, the editorial team rounded up what it feels are the most impressive green designs for the home, from tables and chairs to cabinets and decorative accents. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 Analyzing feedback from its 20,000 readers and reviewing...

2012-07-30 23:03:16

New Energy Works Timberframers is pleased to announce the addition of Bryan Bleier, Fred Klein, Assoc. AIA, and Owen MacDonald to their engineering group. Farmington, New York (PRWEB) July 30, 2012 New Energy Works Timberframers is pleased to announce the addition of Bryan Bleier, Fred Klein, Assoc. AIA, and Owen MacDonald to their engineering group. Bryan, Fred, and Owen will be active members of New Energy Works Timberframers engineering team connecting with architects, designers, and...

2012-07-15 23:00:13

The First Annual Whirligig Wars, sponsored by Laguna Tools and the Woodworkers Guild of America (featuring $1000.00 in prizes) is currently being waged in woodworking shops, garages, backyards, kitchen tables — any place wood can be transformed into a whirligig. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2012 The First Annual Whirligig Wars, sponsored by Laguna Tools and the Woodworkers Guild of America (featuring $1000.00 in prizes) is currently being waged in woodworking shops, garages, backyards,...

2012-07-07 23:00:13

Kilndrying.org, a forum for the Wood Industry, has added a job posting field to assist mills and wood products manufacturers in finding qualified personnel for wood drying job related positions. Rogue River, OR (PRWEB) July 07, 2012 Kilndrying.org, A forum for the Wood Industry, has added a job posting field to assist mills and wood products manufacturers in finding qualified personnel for wood drying job related positions. To post new job positions, please find the instructions as...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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