from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. Bachelor of Library Science
  • abbr. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Basic Life Support
  • abbr. BellSouth Corporation


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  • The apparent trigger for Nixon's outburst against the BLS was a March 1971 incident in which Goldstein told reporters that unemployment data was "mixed" at a time when the administration had described it as "heartening."

    Fred Malek: It's not the 'Jew-counting,' it's the deception

  • In addition, the BLS is a front drive car, like the Saab, so it is a hard sell against rear drive sports sedans from BMW and Mercedes.

    Bad Ideas Never Die

  • MS. MUNNELL: As you know -- the important thing to emphasize is that the BLS has been the source for identifying most of the problems that we know about in the Consumer Price Index.

    Vp And Munnell Briefing On Gross Domestic Product

  • Do you people realize that the BLS is a COMPUTER model that "claimed" 104k LESS people filed this week ?

  • Employment data this week is mixed - in other words the BLS has pulled another set of inconsistent data out of their butts. Home Page

  • The BLS is another worthless agency of hack bureaucrats.

    The Big Picture

  • All American price indexes cited in these notes are found in the sources described as BLS Prices,

    Mises Dailies

  • We use an interdisciplinary approach to make complex transport arrangements and collaborative decisions regarding transport modes such as BLS, ALS and critical care.

    How to Arrange a Transport

  • In my continuing quest to "BLS"Be Like Snob I have spent a good portion of my weekly compensation on

    From The BSNYC Culture Desk: Art and Transience

  • (NYSE: - News) today announced that its subsidiary, Biovail Laboratories International SRL ("BLS"), has signed agreements to acquire all U.S. and Canadian rights to non-ophthalmic topical formulations of Zovirax® from GlaxoSmithKline ("GSK") for $300 million.


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