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I have never heard such a thing and I can't think of a reason why an age difference would matter. 100 years ago, it was normal for a woman to marry a man 10 or more years older than her. actually, there isn't any studies that show your question to be true, although the older the woman is the more …
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The Oligocene Epoch is in the Paleogene Period, coming before the Eocene Epoch. (previously considered as the Tertiary Period, which overlapped the Neogene and Paleogene) It was about 34 to 23 million years ago.
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If it has a serial number it was made after 1968.They claim they are fifty dollar shotguns in good shootable shape. I see them go for as much as 100-120 dollars on gunbroker.com in good shape. I recently found an old one in the tenite stock that is in very nice shape. I gave fifty for it at a St.Lou…
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%DETAILS% Answer "Twist" refers to a method of barrel manufacture. Thin wires were twisted together then wrapped around a mandrel and hammer-welded. Although these were quite satisfactory in the days of black-powder shells, they are generally not safe with modern ammunition. HOWEVER, when ma…
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There are no as such social differences for homeschooled children. No home school bounds its students to socialize. Furthermore, it purely depends on the child if he/she is interested in making friends or not. There are many other ways to socialize like going out, making friends etc. It is a complet…
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I read this in a book titled something like "Personality Disorders in Modern Life" published by Wiley: There are two factors that determine whether someone is cheating (i.e. whether someone is sexually promiscuous or sexually conservative). One is impulsiveness. In other words, lovers/spouses with …
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Actually I had this happen when I was at a drive in, what caused the problem in my case was i had the dome light out so the interor lights wouldn't come on. You could simply have a burnt out dome light. I think this is an imoprtant factor especiall when you have one equiped with the factory alarm. M…
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Your "wet" Sparkplugs mean the you are getting to much fuel To your spark plugs and the your gap of the spark plug it too small and the spark plug ain't firing it is like when you pull and pull on a lawn mower and it don't start well you flooded it same thing with a car too much fuel to the spark pl…
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1984 Camry temp guage fluctuation Keep in mind the first generation Camry (SV11) has a temperature guage which is very quick to respond to changes, plus Camrys use an electronicly controlled radiator fan (ie, not one connected to the engine directly) triggered by a separate thermoswitch. This offen…
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According to the web site www.savage99.com, your gun was made in 1946. The site has dates up to serial number 566,000.   Interesting. The same site has a different set of serial # dates from an old American Rifleman magazine. According to that, my rifle was made in "1918 or later." So, I have…
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No, Honda did not make the Rubicon until 2001.
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A rookie is a player who is in their first season playing or is new to something. The term rookie is most often used in sports. You can also be called a rookie when you get to a certain place for the first time even though you have been playing for 8 years. For instance, someone who made the NBA pla…
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It in some cases means that a person wishes to fight you. Or in terms of basketball it can mean to get into a stance near the key with legs spread, arms out, and calling for the ball. In some places this means riders mount their horses and go to the starting post to begin a race.
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Answer Unlike popular American sports (i.e. football, baseball, basketball), most soccer leagues abroad have varying levels. For example, in England the top league is called the Premiership. As a result, teams that do poorly in a season, drop down to a lower division (or "get relegated") while te…
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A hat trick is the accomplishment of a player scoring three goals in the same game (some definitions also require the goals to be consecutive). Its use to describe this achievement originates with cricket in England, when a player who took three wickets in a row was given a special hat to commemorat…
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There no age limit. Look at Freddy Adu.
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Three (3) goals scored in one (1) game by the same player.
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Normally on one-peice sticks, the higher the number of the flex the harder it is to bend a stick so the 140 would be a stiffer stick, a stick with a 140 or 120 flex would be extremly hard to bend and is not recamended for anyone who takes many slap shots.
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A repetitive dive is any dive that occurs before off-gassing of nitrogen has completed. This time will vary depending on the dive, and the dive table used. US Navy Dive tables give a maximum length of time for this to occur as 12 hours, while NAUI dive tables put it at 24 hours. Under PADI tables y…
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I think these days boulevards are those streets that run from point A to point B without merging into any other street/avenue/place. While Avenues always run east to west direction and also merge into other avenues.   From what I have gathered, Boulevards connect parks, Ave's run N/S or there…
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%DETAILS% Answer This is most likely a previous owner's code. Could be an inventory ID, an abbreviation telling him where he got it, the price he paid or value he assigned. It is not a standard numismatic term.
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Have a larger electrical box installed. assuming the utlity company ran 4/0,4/0, and a 2/0. You need to upgrade the service to 3/0 cu wires or 4/0 al (which will be cheaper and lighter to install than cu) . Upsize the panel to a 200 amp, and obviously change out the 150 amp breaker. All conduits…
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%REPLIES% Answer The internal metal plates are heavier to handle the extra current. Answer the plates are identical in size and thickness on the 2 i have takein apart,and all i can see is the extra slot on to 20 amp one. Answer A 20 amp receptacle must be fed by #12 wire while #14 is…
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You need to carry full coverage, Liability and Comprehensive and Collision. the finance company wants to make sure that if there is a total loss, they will retrieve the loan amount. Additionally, they want to make sure that the vehicle will get fixed if it is damaged.
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1, Call Your Agent!I would advise calling your agent to get an explanation, coverages and coverage requirement vary from state to state.  2Although answer 1 is not incorrect, you should receive documentation each time you renew an insurance policy. That documention includes a list of perils wh…
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Certainly, all that is necessary is that service is attempted and you have proof of those attempts. If service is physically unsuccessful, you attempt to service the person by registered, restricted delivery, return receipt mail. If this fails, you have the person served by public notice. Once this …
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Leasing companies, manufacturers, just search on the above or "heavy equipment leasing" in your browser. You might try advertising
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YES, owner/buyer/maker:::co/owner/co/buyer/co/maker....anyone else is 3rd party possession....
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Read your CONTRACT. YOU likely authorised it when you signed the papers.
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According to BCBS, if you are still under a doctor's care for a condition and have not been released, it counts as a pre-existing condition. That is what I have found out during my search. What insurance company do you go through? Most places won't cover pre-existing conditions for 12 months! M…
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%REPLIES% Answer I didn't find the exact definition but this site gives you a pretty good start http://www.cms.hhs.gov/data/betos/default.asp The HCFA is now CMS It appears VERY important. Answer The different types of service on a 1500 help determine the rate in which the pr…
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Gayle- There are basicly 3 types of filters. Sand, Cartridge, and D.E. filter. Differences being numerous, but in a nut shell is the ease of maintence and care and the size micron of particle they will filter out of the water. With that said sand is the easist to maintain regularly but, cart., and D…
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It means "not generous". It could also be "poor", as in "a frugal meal" would consist of food that was not at all fancy, such as dry bread and water.
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A muse is what inspires an artist to write, paint, or sculpt.
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Could be a tonsil stone (quinsy). It is a mass of hardened pus from infected tonsils and if you have these your breath will stink.
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No. In OK, at 17 you would need the permission of your parents also.   most likely yes if a judge agrees to waiver the parental consent (since you are pregnant otherwise no you would need parental consent) plus you have his parents consent witch is a very good thing! your chances are higher
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[From the Merriam Webster dictionary] thermostat: an automatic device for regulating temperature A senses the room temperature and controls the HVAC system according to a schedule established by the homeowner. This type of thermostat allows different temperature settings to automatically regulate t…
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I DO NOT recommend Swimming Pool paint for your swimming pool, Swimming pool paint delaminates, peels, flakes, chalks.. etc. At best it will last 3-5 years.I HIGLY Recommend a product called "ArmorGuard". ArmorGuard is a 100% Solid Epoxy Coating, NOT PAINT. ArmorGuard is Certified Green, NON-TOXIC …
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%DETAILS% Answer I have no idea, but if you really want the job, call and reschedule on your own. The times or places to meet could have been misunderstood by one of you. If it doesn't work out the second time, you'll probably just have to give up and go for a job at a different company. …
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Anything to give yourself the upper hand in making a first good impression. Some peoples hair on their face grows faster than others. I get my 5:00 shadow at 2:00.   Some religious groups require men to have a beard, such as Sikhs and Muslims and orthodox Jews. If you are NOT part of such a r…
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They can come to your home. You don't have to talk to them, and can ask them to leave your property. And of course request they don't return. Depending on the laws of your state, they could be charged with trespass if they continue to contact you in that way, without your permission.
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%REPLIES% Answer You can see the actual wording of the code at this site. It boils down to 7 years from the first day the account was placed for collection for the last delinquent payment. Sound confusing? Say you paid Jan 1, 1997 and didn't pay for 4 months. The account went into collect…
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There are two primary types of personal bankruptcy: Chapter 13 and Chapter 7. Each must be filed in federal bankruptcy court. As of 2000, the fees for seeking bankruptcy relief are $160: a filing fee of $130 and an administrative fee of $30. Attorney fees are additional.Chapter 13 allows persons wit…
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It probably means that the creditor is not willing to accept the terms of the 13 filing. Therefore the crediotr will seek to recover the property that is secured for the amount owed and any deficit, fees incurred. Such as repossesion and resale of a vehicle.
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In the English system of peerage there is no title of count due to it's unfortunate resemblance to a part of the female anatomy. There is a title of viscount. A viscount ranks one step above a baron. An Earl ranks just above the viscount, and is considered an equal to the title of Count, which term …
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%REPLIES% Answer The lower case 'd' is the abbreviation for 'Pence' or 'Penny' in the UK. Sounds stupid, but here in the Colonies we use the same abbreviation for nails that are sized by the 'pennyweight' or 1/20 ounce. Answer 8d means eight pennies (after the Roman unit denarius)…
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The word knight derives from Old English (Anglo-Saxon) cniht, meaning page boy or servant, which in turn was likely derived from German Knecht, which also meant boy or servant. The first knights were cavaliers (men who fought on horseback) sworn (by an oath called fealty) to the personal service of …
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In Irish póg means "kiss". The Irish band The Pogues used to be called Póg Mo Thóin (pronounced Pogue Ma Hone) which means "Kiss my butt," until people started to find out what the name means. Soon after, they shortened their name to The Pogues.
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Answer Used in what context? Answer a loy is a traditional long bladed spade used in cutting turf.
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It's a song by The Corrs. Lough Erin is the largest lake in Ireland. The tune is to Francie Mooney's Gleanntainn Ghlas Ghaoth Dobhair There is no Lough Erin in Ireland - Erin is a romantic name for the country of Ireland . There is a large lake in the north of Ireland called Lough Erne . People s…
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The mainly protestant supporters of the link with Britain, were labelled orange, in memory of the dutch Prince William who became king of England on his marriage to Mary Stuart, and who ensured the protestant succession to the English throne. the mainly catholic Irish opposed this and often used the…
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Bonnie Lass is a Scottish expression not Irish. You must be referring to the song 'bonnie(attractive-scot) Irish lass(young woman-scot)'. Bonnie Wee lass is certainly more common than the question which I've never heard (wee meaning small). A Colleen (Cailín) is probably the closest meaning a gir…
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A non-profit organization is one that, by law, is unable to hold or distribute profits like a "for-profit" organization can. This means that the non-profit company is required by law to redistribute any "profits" back into the company (in the form of salaries, new capital, etc), or to other non-pro…
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Christmas means Christ Mass. It is a church service in the Catholic Church which celebrates the birth of Christ.
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Definition of Liberty and Freedom After reading the fifth incorrect reference to Jefferson, Henry, and Franklin, I decided to delete the whole ignorant jumble of misreferenced quotes and inform you all that I'm tired of my students getting their answers from you instead of me and their course texts.…
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Republicanism is eliminating a king and creating a system of government where people are involved. Republicanism meant there would be more equality. The views of all the different classes of people would be incorporated into the government. People had to sacrifice their self interests to work for th…
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the founding father is the Constitutionthe founding father is the Constitution
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Ireland forever. More usually spelled "Erin go bragh" or "Erin go braugh" it is a phonetic English approximation of the Irish Gaelic "Éirinn go brách". Éire is a more standard spelling of Éirinn. See the wikipedia: Erin go bragh
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Answer What period of usage (century) and where? In England, husbandman generally referred to a farmer, orchard owner, or someone handling livestock. Freeman generally referred to whether or not an individually had a legal obligation (as in a subject or serf [Eh??]) to a local lord. You may wan…
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Go with how you feel about this person. You can't totally judge them unless you have a "real" reason not to trust them, but how you feel about someone the first time you meet them is usually right. Just be cautious and watch that person around you and the people you care about.   People suffe…
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%DETAILS% Two of my long-term relationships (one of which I am currently attempting to dissolve) have been with men several years older and it was/is awful after they think you're "under control" (after they initially are so charming). As far as a 30 yr old chasing teenagers, that's just sad. . .…
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It means that they are oblivious to the feelings, needs, and choices of other people. It means that they feel immune to the consequences of their actions. It means that, being "unique", they feel entitled to special treatment.   no.it means that they are affronted and shocked that you would d…
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Answer This is the definition of a narcissist. Answer A narcissistic abuser is one who seeks to humiliate, insult, sneer, obstruct, oppose and control another person without any regard for the impact that their aggression may have on the other. They refuse to acknowledge that their actions ar…
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If you walk away , eventually your abuser will realize you're gone ; and hopefully be quiet. When your husband( or mate) happens to be a narcissist, they will attempt to control , even the answers to their questions -because they alone have all the answers.When this happens, try repeating their name…
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Mental abusers can be sneaky at best and usually save the best when alone with the mate they are abusing and in some cases act as sweet as can be when they are around friends, while other abusers may mentally "put down" their mate no matter where they are and who is around. These are signs: Puttin…
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Abusers deny that they are abusers and that their conduct is abusive. They shift the blame to the victim.   One good answer is that to them it is 'fun'. they stay in control, make sure that their partner does not get any sympathy or help, and the abuser is running the show. It is all part of …
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URL stands for Uniform Resource Locator. It is a Web site address. It is what lets you locate a particular site. For example, wiki.answers.com is the URL for the WikiAnswers home page. The domain name is the first part of a URL. Private, corporate, or commercial domains usually end in .com. Govern…
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"Templates" can have different meanings, depending on the application of a "template". Normally, as far as computer usage goes, templates are considered as files (or "skeleton" documents) to help computer users to create a new file (or document) based on the information contained in the generic or s…
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Cache memory is just the same as RAM only it is much, much faster. This is why there usually isn't much cache because since it is faster, it is far more pricey than standard RAM. Your cache is like golden ram and used to store things that are going to be accessed more than once, or need to be acces…
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Different sources provide different definitions. A few of these definitions and their sources are included, below... The International Foundation for Information Technology (IF4IT) provides three definitions for Information Technology: 1. The technology used for the study, understanding, planning,…
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PROTOCOL : Is a set of "RULES" and "REGULATIONS" for seding and receiving Information on the NETWORK, by using the standard protocols.TCP/IP.imran quadri.  Answer--A protocol is a set of rules or agreed upon guidelines for communication. When communicating, it is important to agree on how to …
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The domain name .org is a generic top-level domain (gTLD) of the Domain Name System (DNS) used in the Internet. The name is derived from organization. This is called a domain "redirect" or "pointer." A good example is when someone types in ABCNews.com and they are "redirected" to ABCNews.go.com. …
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http://www.ronniewoowoo.com/
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Answer Two Pistons !! A V8 will give you more power. 1- usually v8 has worst mileage, except in some SUVs 2- V8's typically have more Horse Power - so better acceleration 3- Some V8's have better torque, although many V6's can be tuned for better torque at low range - which is what one needs to get…
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server option means that the option we can able to set the default gate way address mans router address wins, dns , etc............and the address we set there is linked with all the scopes or all the ranges. But scope option means that "we take a particular scope and set a specified address ( gatew…
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If your doctor has prescribed this for you and told you to use it for 2 weeks then yes. But when a yeast infection doe snot clear up after 7 days it is advisable to see your doctor again.It should be used for 7 days, twice a day. Sporanox Capsule should be taken along with it once in a day. See the …
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Somebody else might point it out to you. You might start making some irrational decisions about your future. You will know by your mood swings. You might start feeling really negative in the morning, feeling really tired. During the day you will feel like everything is crushing on top of you. It mig…
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It is possible, especially when they are in the "manic" phase of the illness, particularly if they experience psychotic symptoms, such as hearing voices or having delusional beliefs. When bi-polar people are "high" they lose their usual inhibitions, which would include the inhibition not to be v…
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Despite the common mistake that jerry comes from the sound the Ger in the word German makes, Jerry actually refers to the Helmets worn by the Germans during WWI, which to their opponents resembled Chamber Pots, or Jerries.
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Answer When the new Republic of Czechoslovakia was declared in 1918, it included an area shaped like a horseshoe around Bohemia and Moravia, with a large number of German speaking inhabitants. This area was known as Sudertenland. This German speaking Sudetenland minoirty was used as an excuse by…
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An atom is a building block of matter.An atom is the smallest amount of a substance that we can have that will still retain all the features of that substance. Should it be subdivided any more, the qualities of the substance will be lost. The atom comes from an ancient Greek idea that stated exactly…
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It's probably not good.Seems like a version of "I never think of you"  OUCH! this could be a 2 answer ?? The bad: They don't think about you at all.. (sorry)The good: They think about you constantly and you are always on their mind.  I'd dump his ass and he can no longer be a passing tho…
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Saying "I love you" can mean a lot depending who it is coming from, while these 3 words can mean nothing to another saying them. It's how a person treats you that matters.Men are not famous for continually telling a woman that he loves her and they just don't understand why women need to be told tha…
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No, not at all. I care about my brother's happiness, my husband's happiness and friend's happiness. It sounds like you are a very caring person and just like to see people happy, but please, be careful .. don't forget about your own happiness. It is up to each of us to find our place in life and bri…
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Kinky can mean 3 things: unconventional (adj) curly (adj) showing bizarre sexual taste (adj) Definition of 'Kinky': appealing to bizarre or deviant tastes, especially of a sexual or erotic nature. Out of the norm and a bit "out there". "Kinky" is a colloquial and often jocular word for "per…
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I'm afraid you are the only one who can answer this, but here are some helpful tips:If the person is a good person and treats you with respect, you have fun together, you confide and trust each other you are one lucky person. If they abuse you, take control of your life and disrespect you then you a…
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At that time the Germans often created words (acronyms of sorts) based on syllables. Gestapo stands for 'Geheimne Staatspolizei', which means 'Secret State Police', if translated literally. It was founded in 1933, and by about 1936 the word had come to denote the entire Nazi terror apparatus.
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Propaganda is the manipulation of information to influence public opinion. It uses a number of different techniques, such as emphasizing bits of information that support a position and minimizing or excluding those that do not (this is often called "cherry picking"). There are many different kinds o…
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Conscription is the forced enlistment of citizens of a country to fight for their country. In Britain and some other countries conscription means compulsory military service. In the U.S. it's called the draft.
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Answer The name given to the policy of avoidance. The US practiced isolationism in the 30's. The policy was simple, we do not want to get involved. Look what happened with WWI, so the people of the US did not want to become intangled in the affairs of Europe again. The US wanted to remain isolate…
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Answer phosphorescent is glowing in the dark;reusing old light it has stored, like a glow in the dark keychain fluorescent is something that glows when energy is applied to it, such as the fluorescent lightbulb Answer As the name implies, phosphorescent comes from the element phosphorus. Man…
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The acronym MAG can mean massive action game, metal active gas (welding), mobile access gateway, metropolitan access gateway, minimum allowed gain, Mothers Against Guns (UK), Military Airlift Group, Marine Air Group, or Master of Applied Geography.The abbreviation "mag" can mean magnesium, magazine,…
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I had the same question, and this is what i found on wikipedia, i know that it's not the most dependable resource, but GET OVER IT!Progressives moved to enable the citizenry to rule more directly and circumvent political bosses; California, Wisconsin, and Oregon took the lead. California governor Hi…
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hi I m puja utillity :A facility composed of one or more pieces of equipment connected to or part of a structure and designed to provide a service such as heat or electricity or water or sewage disposal; "the price of the house included all utilities  truck :Truck is a vehicle like a transpor…
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Heredity is the passing of traits from parents to offspring influenced by DNA. Heredity is a process in which a person gets some of the physical and mental qualities of his or her parents. The biological process whereby genetic factors are transmitted from one generation to the next. The passi…
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One in the same? According to the Princeton dictionary, they are synonyms of each other.  Debate on the issue:There is some debate about whether there is a meaningful difference between sociopaths and psychopaths. The DSM IV (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual used by psychologists) lists bot…
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"Tiocfaidh ár Lá" pronounced chucky aur law, means "Our day will come" and is the rallying cry of the IRA/Sinn Féin.
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A Shillelagh is a walking Stick, usually made of Blackthorn.
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