The title refers to a nursery rhyme There Was A Crooked Man* and the story revolves around the death of wealthy Greek businessman who is found dead at his London home.
*The Rhyme There was a crooked man and he went a crooked mile.
Letter--part of a saying used to help children spell 'Mississippi'--keeps a tight grip on the plot, which moves briskly from the late 1970s to the present.
Recently, some sawmills have produced the studs or lamina from crooked
logs using newly developed bandsaw machines with curve sawing systems (Fujita 2004, Murata 2006).
Other authors have previously described placement of unilateral and bilateral spreader grafts as a means of correcting the crooked
So just how exactly did this country get so many crooked
Scotch pine when other countries are populated with gloriously straight ones?
In order to compensate for crooked
employers who pay too little into this insurance pool, insurance carriers will charge their customers a little extra to ensure that there will be adequate reserves for the inevitable worksite accidents.
Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad had mooted the crooked
bridge idea when he was prime minister in 2003, just as he was ending his 22-year tenure as prime minister.
In some gang-rip-first rough mills, a crosscut sawing station in front of the gang saw is used to cut severely crooked
longer boards into two shorter boards effectively "straightening" the board prior to ripping.
You feel sure he'd have a part for man with a crooked
face called Mackenzie Crook.
They said they want to build the crooked
bridge, but someone said it's not the crooked
bridge but a third bridge,' he said.
River Select Lager and Christian Moerlein Select Lager took the gold and silver medals in the "Munich-helles" competition.
Datuk Seri Azmin Ali today downplayed the Johor mentri besar's suggestion to revive the 'crooked
bridge' to Singapore, saying the current economic situation is not conducive for it.
the no-run-up rail just seconds before his run had officially started, so when he went to do it again he got broke.
has sued the brewers of Crooked
River beer and alleged that its red oval label is an unfair copy of lion City's red oval.