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the Dutch have taken Holland

A sarcastic phrase said in response to outdated news. A: "Did you know that Kelly is getting a divorce?" B: "Oh please, that happened months ago. Did you know that the Dutch have taken Holland?"
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Holland & Holland managing director Daryl Greatrex said: "It's ten years since we had a Holland & Holland Range Rover and we decided that working with Overfinch was the only way to do it this time.
England 2 Holland 1: Royston Drenthe hits the Carson's left post
With the ability to easily spin concept sketches and conversations into detailed images through the use of commercial software, Holland is in high demand and has recently completed work for clients in New York, Los Angeles and Italy, with regular clients continuously knocking on his door.
Holland beat Glass both times they raced last year and in their only previous meeting this season, at the Arcadia Invitational in March.
At the initial planning stages, Colle+McVoy sat down with New Holland and had a brainstorming session, and from the very beginning, the client and the agency set out to answer the core, elemental questions about the brand's identity, asking, "Who is New Holland, and what makes us different?
Holland has just released a book, Breakthrough Business Results with MVT (John Wiley & Sons, $29.
BARBADOS (Bridgetown) Carnival, Celebrity, Costa, Crystal, Cunard, Holland America, MSC, Norwegian, Oceania, Orient, Princess, Radisson Seven Seas, Royal Caribbean, Seabourn, Silversea, Windjammer, Windstar.
Though Holland took home his first Emmy for The Larry Sanders Show, it was his two subsequent wins for Malcolm in the Middle--when Holland kissed and thanked his husband, actor Scotch Ellis Loring, on-camera--that gay Emmy watchers like Fuller remember so vividly.
June 4, 1929, Amsterdam, friendly: Holland 0 Scotland 2 (Fleming, Rankin)
Although Holland developed his ideas without knowledge of Hayek's work, the two scholars are wonderfully complementary.
Unfortunately, those have been the subject of nasty press reports and have become an embarrassment for both Holland and the Governor.
Holland, a molecular zoologist at the University of Reading in England.
The German health care system, and to some degree that of Holland (Germany imposed its system on Holland during World War II), has been touted as one that may provide a "miracle cure.