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2012-07-12 23:00:39

Attracted to living the simple life in yurts, owners seek MoldOff to remove mold and mildew, drawn to it especially because it is eco-friendly and highly effective for cleaning the material used

2009-08-13 14:59:02

British archaeologists have uncovered the remains of a dwelling built 8,000 to 9.000 years ago on the Isle of Man. The site in Ronaldsway was discovered during work to extend the runway on the island's main airport, the Daily Mail reported Thursday. The shelter, believed to have been made of animal skins supported on substantial wooden posts, is the oldest dwelling to be found in the British Isles.

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2009-06-20 13:15:00

The supervisor of Craig Lake State Park says a growing number of visitors have been using the Michigan park's yurt, a traditional Mongolian shelter.

2009-05-19 22:26:19

Take extra care that burns do not mar Memorial Day weekend barbecues, a U.S. doctor warns. Dr.

2009-02-20 12:19:48

A man living in a tent in the British county of Devon must pack up and leave since his makeshift home doesn't have planning approval, council officials say. The North Devon Council has informed Ray Spice that the Mongolian-style yurt he shares with his partner, Sarah, and their two cats could only be built legally with planning permission, The Daily Mail said Friday. A yurt is essentially a glorified tent with lattice-framing, the Mail said.

2008-10-02 00:00:10

By GINNY WARE Students at South Devon College will be learning extra lessons in eco-friendliness thanks to the official opening of a fourth century tent at the Paignton site.

2008-09-26 00:00:18

A college has installed an eco-friendly yurt on its campus as a way to practise what it teaches. South Devon College's environment and land-based section installed the portable tent-like structure as its new classroom for students studying environmental courses.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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