Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world. It is a department of the University of Oxford and is governed by a group of 15 academics appointed by the Vice-Chancellor known as the Delegates of the Press. They are headed by the Secretary to the Delegates, who serves as OUP's chief executive and as its major representative on other university bodies. Oxford University has used a similar system to oversee the Press since the 17th century.
Cambridge University Press is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge. Granted a Royal Letters Patent by Henry VIII in 1534, it is the world's oldest continually operating book publisher. Cambridge is both an academic and educational publishing house, with a regional structure operating in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA); the Americas; and Asia-Pacific.
William Clowes (January 1, 1779 – January 26, 1847) founded a printing firm, William Clowes Ltd. , in London in 1803. The firm rapidly expanded, and became the largest printing firm in the world. In 1870, the firm amalgamated with William Moore, a Beccles printer who also owned the Caxton press. The firm led the field in the development of monotype composition. In 1984 William Clowes Ltd.
J. Lumsden and Son is a Scottish engraving and publishing firm founded in 1783 by James Lumsden, most known for its short runs of high quality printings of children's books. When James Lumsden retired in 1810 the firm was taken over by his son James Lumsden Junior (who in 1843 became the Lord Provost of Glasgow).
The Lord Almoner's Professorship of Arabic was one of the senior professorships at the University of Cambridge. Founded in 1724, the holder was appointed by the Lord Almoner and paid from the Almonry funds. The chair was discontinued on the death of the incumbent in 1933.
Rémy Martin is a cognac and champagne cognac (a brandy from the tiny Champagne Cognac region of France) originally produced by Rémy Martin, a French winemaker, who founded the company in 1724. It is now owned by Rémy Cointreau, a company founded in 1991.
Saint Petersburg Mint is one of the world's largest mints. It was founded by Peter the Great in 1724 on the territory of Peter and Paul Fortress, so it is one of the oldest industrial enterprises in Saint Petersburg. It is a part of the Goznak State-owned corporation.
Rishworth School is a co-educational independent school in the village of Rishworth, near Halifax, in West Yorkshire, England. With Heathfield, its Junior school, it offers a broad-based education for pupils aged between 3 and 18 years, with boarding from the age of 11. Rishworth School was founded and endowed by John Wheelwright in 1724 and established in a modest building which is now the Chapel.
Drinking water or potable water is water of sufficiently high quality that it can be consumed or used without risk of immediate or long term harm. In most developed countries, the water supplied to households, commerce and industry is all of drinking water standard, even though only a very small proportion is actually consumed or used in food preparation.
"Oj, svijetla majska zoro" is the official state anthem of Montenegro. Before becoming the anthem, it was a popular folk song of Montenegrins, with many variations. It was written in 1932 or 1933 by Sekula Drljević on the basis of national songs of Montenegro under the title "Vječna naša Crna Goro". The song was first published in 1937 in Zagreb by Savić Marković Štedimlija in his book, titled "Red Croatia". The song has been published once more in 1944, also in Zagreb.