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whistler

n. someone who is a police informer; a stoolie. (Underworld. More specialized than whistle-blower.) Britney turned into a whistler after her last little vacation.
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Whistler decided to live in London, where he was attracted by scenes of the River Thames.
The original Whistler Village, with its lively pedestrianised centre, lies directly at the foot of Whistler Mountain, while the Upper Village is similarly placed to Blackcomb Mountain.
The top of Whistler Mountain played host, the previous evening, to the festival's anniversary party.
Whistler noted that initial plans are to build government fleet vehicles as well as the first run of consumer passenger vehicles for the international market.
The Toronto show comprises one hundred paintings, watercolors, pastels, and prints by Turner, Whistler, and Monet and claims to "provide the first opportunity to explore the extraordinary artistic dialogue that takes place between their works.
This shift is evident in transitional works such as "Variations in Flesh Colour and Green: The Balcony" (1864-70), but was not complete until the early 1870s, when Whistler began to paint the moody night scenes and restrained portraits that made him famous.
On the shores of Alta Lake, now within the boundaries of Whistler village, Rainbow Lodge was opened in 1914--the same year the Pacific Great Eastern Railway started running up from Howe Sound.
Of course, the delicious heart of her history is the fight between James Whistler and his Liverpudlian shipbuilder patron, Frederick Leyland.
Whistler Resort is made up of two mountains: Whistler and Blackcomb.
A spokeswoman at Whistler said there are no expected changes in employment at either company.
Though born in the United States, from the 1860s on Whistler lived mostly in the Chelsea section of London.
Whistler gave his private papers to the Pennells and asked them to write his biography.
Whistler spent most of his life abroad, especially in France, where he met Gustave Courbet, the dominant influence on his early work.
The announcement of DEVO completes the lineup of 15 top North American headline acts for the Whistler Victory Ceremonies, which also includes Feist, Usher, Our Lady Peace, and The Fray.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 10, 2016-Vail Resorts and Whistler Blackcomb receives court approval for combination and exchange rate adjustment