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

  • Catton, (Charles) Bruce 1899-1978. American historian and editor who wrote extensively on the Civil War and edited (1954-1959) American Heritage magazine.


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  • Yep, plead guilty to not having won a council election in Catton Grove in Norwich, Walthamstow and Tower Hamlets.

    A Day Off

  • But I have yet to see a writer of some eminence such as Catton go all out and claim that the end is near.

    Energy Bulletin -

  • Walter Chatton or more rarely "Catton" (c. 1290 “ 1343) was an English theologian and philosopher who trained at Oxford around the same time as his famous colleague and frequent philosophical target,

    Walter Chatton

  • In the meantime, Catton says the best hope for the Fukushima nuclear disaster is to keep pouring water onto the reactors, find and repair the problems and wait for the situation to improve.

    Pumps from US to Help Japan's Damaged Nuclear Plant

  • But unlike Chernobyl in Ukraine, where the plant has been sealed in concrete, Catton says the damaged reactors in Japan can and should be studied when they are safer several years from now.

    Pumps from US to Help Japan's Damaged Nuclear Plant

  • Engineering professor Ivan Catton says having a bigger pump with a longer reach will be more accurate than existing pumps at the reactors.

    Pumps from US to Help Japan's Damaged Nuclear Plant

  • Catton et al and others have argued that the development and proliferation of expensive medical technologies such as CT scanners and MRIs (as well as expensive pharmaceuticals) has been a significant factor driving up the cost of US health care.

    The U.S. as a Health Care Spending Outlier, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Either of them will clue you in, though Stanton speaks more plainly, while Catton goes into academic technicalese or avoidance whenever the gory details are due for a mention.

    What a Bunch of Apes! « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

  • Of the 35 defendants, 10 Mexican nationals were charged in last year's murders in Juarez, Mexico, of United States consulate employees Leslie Ann Enriquez Catton, her husband, Arthur Redelfs and Jorge Alberto Salcido Ceniceros, the husband of another United States consulate employee, said Eric Holder.

    US Targets Mexican Drug Gang

  • Unfortunately, Catton found, in his perusal of lots and lots of mid-19th century papers, at least one example of the misuse of the word literally that so plagues us today.

    mrissa: Books read, late May


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