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black triangle

1. An unidentified flying object (popularly known as a UFO) in the shape of a dark triangle, typically with points of light in each corner. I know you think I'm crazy, but every spring, I see those black triangles appearing over my corn fields at night!
2. In Nazi Germany, a badge assigned to concentration camp inmates considered "asocial" or mentally unfit for work. Her clinical depression, which was vilified by the Nazis, meant she had to wear a black triangle in the concentration camp.
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The black triangle was used to mark lesbians, prostitutes or women who used birth control (among others) in Nazi concentration camps.
John McArdle who is an organizer for the Black Triangle Campaign, a direct action disability rights group in Scotland, has organized a day of protest in George Square, Glasgow, on 14 June against benefit cuts.
John McArdle, co-founder of Edinburgh-based Black Triangle, who campaign on the issue, warn there are "thousands" of cases which go unreported.
In the UK the Commission on Human Medicines (CHM) and the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) encourage the reporting of all suspected adverse reactions (side effects) to newer drugs and vaccines, which are denoted by an inverted, equilateral black triangle (▼).
This week Serwotka has written an open letter to Mr Duncan Smith, signed by MPs, and the campaigning groups Disabled People Against the Cuts, Inclusion London and DaDC BMP Black Triangle.
Swimsuits include; a stunningly streamlined Adidas black triangle bikini with the classic stripe design.
PARANORMAL investigators are studying a spate of sightings of a mysterious black triangle in the sky.
Speakers at the two-day disability conference at Congress House included TUC Assistant General Secretary Kay Carberry, Anne Begg MP, Stephen Brookes from the NUJ disability hate crime network, and John McArdle from the Black Triangle campaign in defence of disabled peoples'' rights.
She wanted him to see her there like it was the first time, the crisp black triangle as if for the first time, dark like a thorn fire.
The oil is traditionally applied to women's hair, is used in the burial ritual and even as lightning fuel with a cotton wick in a black triangle lamp.
There were 97 reports last year including one of a black triangle with three lights near Sunderland.
Q: WHAT does a white triangular sign with a red border, featuring a large black triangle with a percentage (%) number printed above it, mean?
To illustrate, in "Centaur" adultery in a black triangle of characters capsizes one of Flem's schemes.
It is in a region known as the Black Triangle, owing to it being the poorest part of Ireland with the highest rate of unemployment and outward emigration.
A woman prisoner appears to be wearing the black triangle assigned to some "antisocial" lesbians, but we guess that Benigni thought Bent said all there was to say about gay men in the Holocaust.