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For the last decade of his life, he reported on word histories on National Public Radio's Morning Edition, as an outgrowth of his series of books of etymologies, A Browser's Dictionary ( 1980 ), A Second Browser's Dictionary ( 1983 ) and Good Words to You ( posthumously published in 1987 ).
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For and last
'' For the last half hour Mary Jane had criss-crossed half the length of the Gardens and, at last, come upon her knight.
For example, there are persons who are in physical science, in the field of mineralogy, trained in crystallography, who use only X-rays, applying only the powder technique of X-ray diffraction, to clay minerals only, and who have spent the last fifteen years concentrating on the montmorillonites ; ;
For as his companions gradually dissolve back into a state of primitive confrontation with elemental necessity, as they lose all the appanage of their acquired culture, he is overcome by the feeling that he is at last being confronted with the essence of mankind.
For each State ( except Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, and, prior to 1962, Alaska and Hawaii ) determine average per capita income based on the last three years.
For each State ( except the Virgin Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and, prior to 1962, Alaska and Hawaii ), determine the average per capita income for the last three years.
For example, instead of putting in your driveways last ( as many builders do ) you can now save money by putting them in first.
For the last two years, this frontier of the arts has produced a number of so-called `` non-dramas '' which have left indelible, bittersweet impressions on the psyche of this veteran theatregoer.
For Marvin Goulding, like Giovanni Martini, the bugler boy who carried Custer's last message, or Margarito Lopez, the one-man Army on Leyte, was a Garryowen, through and through.
The angriest young man in Newport last night was at the Playhouse, where `` Epitaph For George Dillon '' opened as the jazz festival closed.
For example, luan is represented as ㄌㄨㄢ ( l-u-an ), where the last symbol ㄢ represents the entire final-an.
For instance, we read of Whiting, the last abbot of Glastonbury, judicially murdered by Henry VIII, that his house was a kind of well-ordered court, where as many as 300 sons of noblemen and gentlemen, who had been sent to him for virtuous education, had been brought up, besides others of a lesser rank, whom he fitted for the universities.
For the last few years, however, no permits have been issued for collecting abalone ( perlemoen ), but commercial harvesting still continues as does illegal collection by syndicates.
For example, Dürer offered his last portrait of Maximilian to his daughter, Margaret of Austria, but eventually traded the picture for some white cloth after Margaret disliked the portrait and declined to accept it.
For example, concerning the parameter of per capita income growth, development economist Ha-Joon Chang writes that considering the record of the last two decades the argument for continuing neo-liberal policy prescriptions are " simply untenable.
For the last two years of Clinton's presidency, U. S. aircraft routinely attacked hostile Iraqi anti-air installations inside the Iraqi no-fly zones.
For 2012, the series will instead follow a 2-3 format with the higher seed playing the last 3 games ( as needed ) as home.
For example, Baldrick is reduced to making coffee from mud and cooking rats, while General Melchett hatches a plan for the troops to walk very slowly toward the German lines, because " it'll be the last thing Fritz will expect.
For example, the second edition of the popular introductory textbook, An Outline of Money, devoted the last three of its ten chapters to questions of foreign exchange management and in particular the ' problem of balance '.
For the remainder of his life he spent time between Albuquerque, New Mexico and Florida, living the last 13 years of his life in Archer, Florida, a small farming town near Gainesville.
For Constantine's last years as king there is only the meagre record of the Chronicle of the Kings of Alba.
For and decade
For almost a decade social benefits were virtually non-existent, and some of them have been restored but recently.
For more than a decade, Yale University neuropathologist Laura Manuelidis has been challenging this explanation for the disease.
For about a decade, every student taking the 6. 004 class at MIT was part of a team — each team had one semester to design and build a simple 8 bit CPU out of 7400 series integrated circuits.
For a given cohort, the proportion expected to survive each year ( or decade in an abridged life table ) is presented in tabular or graphical form.
For the remainder of the decade, none of her solo efforts – even " In the Good Old Days ( When Times Were Bad )", which later became a standard – were as successful as her duets with Wagoner.
For example, Dutch conscripts gained 21 points during only 30 years, or 7 points per decade, between 1952 and 1982.
For a decade, the nation was divided between " dreyfusards " and " anti-dreyfusards ", and far-right Catholic agitators inflamed the situation even when proofs of Dreyfus's innocence came to light.
For a decade now, the evidence is growing that HSC maturation follows a myeloid-based model instead of the ' classical ' schoolbook dichotomy model.
For the remainder of the decade, Voight would alternate between feature films and television movies, including a starring role in the 1993 miniseries Return to Lonesome Dove, a continuation of Larry McMurtry's western saga, 1989's Lonesome Dove.
For the first half of the decade, Maxis continued to produce expansions and sequels to The Sims, though EA's branding became more and more visible.
For more than a decade, the state has had a strong economy, with unemployment lower than the national average and strong job and population growth.
For example, Deng Xiaoping was never the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China or President, Premier of China, yet he was the leader of China for a decade.
For a decade he felt he must have been Anthony ’ s number one fan, until, as a young adult, he met a person identified as " Andy " and discovered their mutual interest in Anthony.
For the rest of the decade Limbaugh took jobs at several radio stations, working in music radio, before settling in Kansas City.
For one, Washington had been taking measures to cultivate a constructive relationship with Iraq for roughly a decade.
Notable story arcs of this decade are " Revolution " ( 2000 ), " Eve of Destruction ," " E Is For Extinction " ( 2001 ), " Planet X ," " Here Comes Tomorrow ," " Gifted ," ( 2004 ) X-Men: Phoenix-Endsong, " House of M ," " Decimation " ( 2005 ), Deadly Genesis ( 2005 – 2006 ), " Endangered Species " ( 2007 ), " Messiah Complex " ( 2007 – 2008 ), " Divided We Stand " ( 2008 ), " Manifest Destiny " ( 2008 – 2009 ), X-Infernus, " Messiah War ," " Utopia ," " Nation X " and " Necrosha " ( 2009 ).
For much of the decade, System 7, Mac OS 8, and Mac OS 9 would be in consumer Macintoshes and its clones.
For 2009, the winner in the " least likely to succeed " category was " Any name of the decade 2000 – 2009, such as: Naughties, Aughties, Oughties, Pot stickers, etc.
For the first decade of each century, sometimes referred to as " the 0s ", see years 0 – 9 for the respective centuries, e. g. 1900 – 1909 or 2000 – 2009 etc.