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  • n. A small breed of chicken originating in France popular for poultry shows and its eggs, rather than for its meat.


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  • A canal runs from the far end of the bay to Marans, which is about ten kilometers inland.

    Maigret In Exile

  • Specifically, as Daniel Marans pointed out, the cost of extending the Bush tax cuts for the top 2% of Americans is equivalent to the cost of filling Social Security's 75-year shortfall.

    Richard (RJ) Eskow: Contempt

  • (Dinakaran is a Tamil newspaper run by the Marans).

    Indian Anchorman

  • The most powerful political family in Tamil Nadu -- that of Chief Minister Karunanidhi -- fumed at a newspaper report hinting at competing political ambitions of the Marans.

    Indian Anchorman

  • Karunanidhi, great-uncle to the Marans, took them back in his wings and eased all constrictions around Sun.

    Indian Anchorman

  • "We're living in a climate that inspires great ideas that are community-based that can step in on behalf of kids when parents and families can't," Marans said.

    Boy's gun goes off in elementary school lunchroom

  • It is not new for children to be exposed to dangerous situations, said Steven Marans, director of Yale University's National Center for Children Exposed to Violence.

    Boy's gun goes off in elementary school lunchroom

  • Both sides seem to ignore the possibility of compromise and treat the debate - like Marans 'cow costume - as black and white.

    Democrats Latch On To Defending Social Security

  • Parents, insists Marans, should consider that the provocative clothes they put on their child may indicate how they are using her as an "extension of themselves and their values-how much emphasis they place on looks and clothing."

    Showing Too Much, Too Soon

  • Like Marans, he spoke of personal experiences; and went from making us laugh to making us cry, as he told of almost killing his brother Joe, of falling in (and out) of love, of being a parent.

    Archive 2006-10-01


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