NEW YORK--WestPoint Stevens Home Fashions said last week that it is moving its West Coast sales manager to the East Coast and divvying
up responsibility for California between its Midwest and Pacific Northwest executives.
Politics in America instead divides its data into compartments: A profile of the district; for first-termers, a discussion of their "path to Washington"; and for incumbents, separate sections on the politicians' actions "in Washington" and "at home." Divvying
up each congressional district in this manner only enhances the rather bland, "just-the-facts-ma'am" rap Politics in America uses in describing the people who inhabit Congress.
The five presidents of the Caspian coastal states held their fourth summit Monday, but are nowhere closer to divvying
up the Caspian than they have been before.
PHILADELPHIA -- Women and men sometimes do things differently, right down to divvying
up their genetic legacies.
The Conservatives leapt on the figures, for the 2006-07 school year, as evidence that the Government was simply "divvying
up a limited number of good school places" - instead of creating more good schools.
where we're invited into the homes of the rich to witness them divvying
up the furniture and kids?
"A group of ocean mappers at the University of New Brunswick is redrawing the world's oceans under new rules set by the United Nations, divvying
up trillions of dollars worth of natural resources in huge chunks of the sea floor," according to a January 29th CBC report.
Katherine and Rudolph Ortega were divvying
up a box of McDonald's chicken wings for their children, when, they say they discovered a nasty surprise: a deep-fried chicken head, with beak, eyes, and even a few feathers intact.
Another hypothesis has the sensory system divvying
up space in the brain according to a genetic plan, "like a blueprint for a house," says David Rapaport of the University of California, San Diego, who has studied eye development.
The queen was responsible for divvying
up portions of the remainder for the royal family's use and for divine offerings.
Such a precise divvying
up of brain functions concerned with word meanings poses a challenge to recent theories (based on work with "neural network" computers) that reject the need for rule-based language systems in the brain, the researchers add.
He and others have found that amphibians employ a variety of communication strategies, including divvying
up sound frequencies among different species, creating a louder fracas than their neighbors or producing periodic, easily recognizable calls.