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english proverbs alphabetically by proverb wikiquote - proverbs are popularly defined as short expressions of popular wisdom efforts to improve on the popular definition have not led to a more precise definition the wisdom is in the form of a general observation about the world or a bit of advice sometimes more nearly an attitude toward a situation, port manteaux word maker onelook dictionary search - port manteaux churns out silly new words when you feed it an idea or two enter a word or two above and you ll get back a bunch of portmanteaux created by jamming together words that are conceptually related to your inputs for example enter giraffe and you ll get back words like gazellephant and gorilldebeest, carom billiards simple english wikipedia the free - carom billiards sometimes called carambole billiards or simply carambole and sometimes used as another word for a game called straight rail are a family of billiards games played on cloth covered tables in these games the players strike heavy balls with sticks called cues carom billiards tables have no pockets or opening where balls are sunk that snooker and pool tables do have, history of suriname wikipedia - the early history of suriname dates from 3000 bce when native americans first inhabited the area the dutch acquired suriname from the english and european settlement in any numbers dates from the seventeenth century when it was a plantation colony utilizing slavery for sugar cultivation, an english chinese japanese dictionary of - msc main ship equipments equipment types main marine manufacturers ship spare parts 1 a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z by h nakajima parts 1 parts 2 parts 3, adherents com religious groups in literature - 34 420 citations from literature mostly science fiction and fantasy referring to real churches religious groups tribes etc this database is for literary research only it is not intended as a source of information about religion, african american civil rights movement 1954 1968 - the african american civil rights movement was a group of social movements in the united states their goal was to gain equal rights for african american people the word african american was not used at the time so the movement was usually called the civil rights movement this article talks about the part of the movement that lasted from about 1954 to 1968, boeing b 17 flying fortress wikip dia - boeing commence le travail de conception sur le mod le 299 d s juin 1934 en r ponse un cahier des charges de l arm e am ricaine pour un bombardier plusieurs moteurs capable de transporter une tonne de bombes plus de 3 000 km en volant une vitesse moyenne de 200 mph environ 320 km h les ing nieurs proposent une formule quip e de 4 moteurs