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under the yolk

Under or at the mercy of an immense and oppressive force, burden, or pressure. (A common misspelling of the correct phrase, "under the yoke.") Thousands of people are estimated to have lost their lives under the yolk of the brutal dictatorship. Under the yolk of misogyny, racism, and homophobia, a gay woman of color will inevitably face an immense amount of discrimination in our society.
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yolk

n. semen. (Possibly confused with egg white.) Clean up that yolk before somebody sees it.
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Mr Williams said; "We are W delighted to confirm Jade as marketing director at Yolk Recruitment.
Mr Williams said; "During a sustained period of high growth we had identi-fied a need for further senior hires to strengthen our board and in this new role Jade will bring a fresh perspective to our brand, allowing us to continue to position our business as a market leading recruitment business " " Ms Tambini said: "Having known Yolk for years, I've watched the business build its reputation solidly around people and relationships, the two most important factors of the sector.
Curried Deviled Eggs: Instead of mustard, stir in 1/2 teaspoon of curry powder into the egg yolk mixture.
The height and width of both egg yolk and white were determined by micrometer.
Unfortunately, we have never had a triple egg yolk.
Cut off one of the lower corners of the bag, then gently squeeze the bag to pipe the yolk mixture evenly into the hollow of each egg white until nicely mounded.
In fact, the ECHO's Michelle Fiddler was more likely to win the National Lottery - with chances of one in 14m - than to discover the four double yolks in a half-dozen box.
Egg size is traditionally taken as a measure of maternal investment, but variations in egg mass do not necessarily imply variations in yolk mass, as a high percentage of the egg mass variation could result from differences in the amount of albumin and water content (Williams 1994).
It is easy to see the luminescence and glow in Alina's work, which she says is due to the use of egg yolk.
Although chickens infected with Salmonella do not deposit the pathogen inside the egg yolk very often, bacteria from the surrounding albumen might penetrate through the membrane that surrounds the yolk.
The team now hopes to adopt the technique to help rare breeds by taking out the egg yolk.
Just be careful if you're using a two-yolked egg for baking as the extra yolk could throw off the balance of ingredients in your recipe.
But new research shows regular consumption of egg yolk -- the yellow part of it -- may have almost the same effect on your heart as smoking.
In other words, compared to age, both tobacco smoking and egg yolk consumption accelerate atherosclerosis.