from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Mérimée, Prosper 1803-1870. French writer of romantic stories and novels, such as Carmen (1846), on which Bizet's opera is based.
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Regardless of the intent of this or future vehicles I am glad to see American space aviation innovation is alive and well with fresh new technology. on 04/26/2010, -0/+5Exactly, the shuttle was always a military vehicle.
I saw it on tv once: P (joke) 24 minutes ago, -2 / +5Exactly ... this was a VERY bad idea.