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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 - 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 - straight rail straight rail sometimes called carom billiards straight billiards the three ball game the carambole game and the free game in europe is thought to date to the 1700s no exact time of origin is known though it was called french caroms french billiards or the french game in early times taking those old names from the french who made the game popular, 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 - apr s un certain nombre de modifications agrandissement de la d rive suppression de la tourelle de nez moteurs plus puissants installation d un syst me de vis e pour le bombardement etc la fabrication en s rie est lanc e avec le b 17b dont les livraisons commencent en juillet 1939 il est aussit t suivi par le b 17c dont les tourelles de d fense sont am lior es et qui