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A common comment on popular social media posts that encourages others to "like" the first picture on the commenter's page. A: "Why did you write 'First!' on Kylie Jenner's Instagram post?" B: "So that her fans will like my pictures too!"

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From the start; immediately: Why wasn't I told first off? When I get to work, I have to call my lawyer first thing.
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In Boston, the first pay-station ran three months before it earned a dollar.
Cornish was attacked as though he had suddenly become a public enemy, when he set out to establish the first telephone service.
The general business situation had by this time become more settled, and in four months the company had twenty-two thousand telephones in use, and had reorganized into the National Bell Telephone Company, with $850,000 capital and with Colonel Forbes as its first President.
24), we're still debating what the First Amendment means in day-to-day life, and what is and isn't someone's "First Amendment right."
Initially, we hope the repertoire requested for our student's first experience is at an attainable level for them, or at least reducible to a playable version that can promise success with practice.
"Whether Boards are moving ahead with capital improvement projects or refinancing existing debt, NCB is increasingly the lender of choice in the Tri-State area." Among the deals closed, Howe originated an $8.3 million first mortgage for a 462-unit co-op located at 5610-5650 & 5615-5645 Netherland Avenue in Riverdale, NY; a $4.5 million first mortgage for Elmhurst Towers, a 160-unit co-op located at 81-11 45th Avenue in Elmhurst, NY; a $3.6 million first mortgage and a $500,000 line of credit for a 107-unit co-op located at 3103 Fairfield Avenue in Riverdale, NY; a $2.8 million first mortgage and $500,000 line of credit for a 99-unit co-op located at 2 Bronxille Road in Yonkers, NY.
When the array is a square, the first player starts by selecting the cookie that's diagonally next to the poison cookie.
This was viewed as the "cost of doing business" to be a Tier One and the assumption was that all of these investments would eventually pay off as the first major programs began to launch in the 2007-2010 timeframe.
Logistical problems were especially common, causing delays for 63% of second-trimester patients and 30% of first-trimester patients; in particular, women who had abortions in their second trimester were significantly more likely than women in their first trimester to say that they had difficulty finding a provider (20% vs.
"With first class being folded into business on many commercial airlines, the overall volume of first- and business-class passengers is increasing globally, especially in China, India and the Middle East."
are looking to diversify and bring wealth and employment opportunities to First Nations in the Far North.
Since both "tri" and "bi" come from the Greek numbering system, when the event first appeared in very limited numbers in the early 1980s it was called the "biathlon." But as the international campaign to gain inclusion for triathlon in the Olympics got underway in the late 1980s, the need to come up with a new name for its two-sport off-spring became apparent.
AG INDUSTRY WATCH PO Box 624, Brookfield, WI 53008-0624; 262/782-4480, 800/645-8455, FAX: 262/782-1252 Web site: farm-equipment.com Year first published: 1994 Parent co: Lessiter Publications, Inc.
The first One Book, One City project was started in 1998 in Seattle by librarian Nancy Pearl and was called "If All of Seattle Read the Same Book." Librarians have always known that books and readings connect people across time and place.