the lull before the storm


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the lull before the storm

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It calls to mind the lull before the storm, the peace before the War.
Eugene Ferraro, CPP, president of Group Dynamics, of Golden, Colorado, and a member of the ASIS Standing Committee on Substance Abuse, says, "We may be looking at the lull before the storm," because law enforcement agencies report a rise in drug and alcohol abuse among teenagers.
In any event, 2006 may be the lull before the storm - a rare opportunity for the aviation sector to consolidate, ahead of the challenges likely in 2007 as fleet deliveries escalate, new products enter the market and pressures intensify on manpower costs, competition, capacity and yields.
THE number of businesses going into administration in the first three months of this were down significantly on 2007, but it could be a case of the lull before the storm, says Deloitte.
It is the lull before the storm this week as racing moves down a gear in preparation for the imminent Cheltenham Festival, writes ANITA CHAMBERS.
The United players were grateful for a day's rest but they know it is just the lull before the storm.
There's a feeling of the lull before the storm this week, as jazz players and fans hunker down and await the end of month flurry of activity.
But that only proved to be the lull before the storm as 10-man Arsenal threatened to rip their Merseyside opponents apart.