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  • Waterfowl
  • Early references are primarily to "making" ducks and drakes, suggesting that the circular rings produced by the skipping stone resemble those created by splashing waterfowl. (wiktionary.org)
  • Ducks Unlimited Inc. is the world's largest non-profit organization dedicated to conserving North America's continually disappearing waterfowl habitats. (prweb.com)
  • Search
  • KETCHUM, Idaho - Hitting the slopes for the final time on his ski vacation, presumptive Democratic nominee John Kerry ( search ) on Tuesday ducked a dispute over what some Democrats are calling a White House effort to discredit former counterterrorism adviser Richard Clarke ( search ). (foxnews.com)
  • puck
  • However, after successfully killing a New York power play, the Ducks lost zip, failing to control the puck or create any kind of real offensive structure. (reuters.com)
  • season
  • Update -- The Ducks ended the exhibition season without any serious injuries and will have their full roster intact. (latimes.com)
  • He scored his first two goals of the season and had a team-record 12 shots on goal in the Ducks' 6-5 loss to Montreal on Wednesday. (latimes.com)
  • The Ducks scored just 37 seconds into the game when Cogliano gathered a rebound off a missed shot from Josh Manson and smoothly guided a backhand shot past Halak for his second goal of the season. (reuters.com)
  • Eaves, who scored a career-high 32 goals last season, put the Ducks up 3-1 at 5:32 of the third period when he gathered a pass from Manson and ripped a shot past Halak. (reuters.com)
  • The Ducks travel to Colorado for their first road game of the season Friday night while the Islanders continue their trip at San Jose on Saturday night. (reuters.com)
  • Offerman was actually having quite the season for the Ducks before last night's transgressions, batting .335 with a .425 on-base percentage, and a .500 slugging percentage. (boston.com)
  • goals
  • Update: The Ducks are averaging 2.81 goals and are three for 27 on power plays in their last five games -- including zero for six on Wednesday in a 3-1 loss to New Jersey. (latimes.com)
  • Duck update--The defense has been atrocious, giving up a Western Conference-high 60 goals and leaving goaltender Guy Hebert with a 3.98 goals-against average. (latimes.com)
  • Former Kings Warren Rychel and Kevin Todd are tied for second on the Ducks with five goals apiece. (latimes.com)
  • The Ducks (2-1-1) snapped a two-game losing streak thanks to goals from Andrew Cogliano, Rickard Rakell and Patrick Eaves, 39 saves from goaltender John Gibson and a penalty kill unit that held the Islanders scoreless on five power-play chances of their own. (reuters.com)
  • close
  • The first restaurant specialising in Peking Duck, Bianyifang , was established in the Xianyukou, close to Qianmen of Beijing in 1416. (wikipedia.org)
  • look
  • I threw a good sized chunk at a flotilla of mallards , at this the ducks took one look at my offering and swam away to where a man with a turban was emptying his bag. (everything2.com)
  • last
  • Dan Duquette's prized signing - the guy who was going to replace Mo Vaughn's OBP - probably won't be playing with the Long Island Ducks anymore, arrested for charging the mound in Bridgeport, Conn. last night, bat in hand, after he was hit by a pitch from Blue Fish starter Matt Beech. (boston.com)
  • travel
  • U"-duck is a Travel Bug Dog Tag Travel Bug , traveling from geocache to geocache on a very specific mission. (geocaching.com)
  • Play
  • NOTES: Ducks RW Ondrej Kase did not play after sustaining a head injury against Calgary on Monday. (reuters.com)
  • weeks
  • PLANTATION -- Police are checking into a report that several decapitated ducks have been found in recent weeks near an apartment complex in the 1100 block of Lakepointe Landing. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Express
  • Use of the term "duck typing" has been considered superfluous in light of the fact that other terms, such as dynamic binding , express the concept more clearly. (wikipedia.org)
  • Express yourself with unique I Heart Ducks Mugs from CafePress. (cafepress.com)
  • high
  • Duck plague (also known as duck viral enteritis) is a worldwide disease caused by duck herpesvirus 1 (anatid herpesvirus 1) of the family Herpesviridae that causes acute disease with high mortality rates in flocks of ducks, geese and swans. (wikipedia.org)
  • spread
  • By the Qianlong Period (1736-1796) of the Qing Dynasty , the popularity of Peking Duck spread to the upper classes, inspiring poetry from poets and scholars who enjoyed the dish. (wikipedia.org)
  • term
  • To proponents of static type checking , duck typing suggests the absence of typing, making its incorporation of the term typing appear incoherent. (wikipedia.org)
  • Visit
  • For more information on our work, visit http://www.ducks.org . (prweb.com)
  • Following Zhou's death in 1976, Kissinger paid another visit to Beijing to savor Peking Duck. (wikipedia.org)
  • another
  • He soon made ducks and drakes of what I gave him, sank lower and lower, married another woman, I believe, became an adventurer, a gambler, and a cheat. (wiktionary.org)