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

  • Mead, George Herbert 1863-1931. American philosopher and social theorist and reformer. He was a leader of the American pragmatists and contributed greatly to the development of social psychology.
  • LakeMead A reservoir of southeast Nevada and northwest Arizona formed by Hoover Dam on the Colorado River. It is the center of a large recreational area.
  • Mead, Margaret 1901-1978. American anthropologist noted for her landmark studies of adolescence and sexual behavior in traditional cultures. Her books include Coming of Age in Samoa (1928).

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  • proper n. A surname.


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  • Best mead I ever had was named simply Ancient Mead and made in Ontario, if memory serves. BEEKEEPING TERMS.

  • MEAD -- Matthew Guerrero, 25, of Greeley died earlier today after his car slammed into the back of a semi-truck on Interstate 25 near Mead. - Local News

  • The problem was the same as in Mead Johnson v. Abbott: doctors generally recommend Glucosamine and Chondroitin, without specifying a brand; only 10% of surveyed doctors recommended Osteo Bi-Flex, though that was the top brand.

    Out of joint: duelling supplements denied summary judgment

  • But as anthropologist Margaret Mead is reported to have said way back in the 1950s, Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.

    Alan Singer: A Small Group of People Meet in Harlem

  • I admit I was under a lot of stress at the time of reading this book, so that might have influenced my views a bit, but I still think the fault lies mostly in Mead's writing.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • In the U.S. Lake Mead is ½ empty, the mid west aquifers are well depleted, deserts are spreading in Africa and China, Monsoons are failing around India, and as Himalayan glaciers melt for good the rivers feeding India and Pakistan will shrink.

    Crystal balls : The Five Year View

  • Lanham Act false advertising doctrine forces us to confront this with respect to evidence of actual consumer deception: sometimes no such evidence is needed, if a claim is deemed literally false; sometimes such evidence is absolutely required, if a claim is deemed potentially misleading; and sometimes such evidence is completely rejected, if a claim is deemed puffery or otherwise transcendentally true (as in Mead Johnson).

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Richelle Mead is giving away an ARC of Storm Born on her blog.

    Monday Briefs « Urban Fantasy Land

  • Author of the Succubus books and the Vampire Academy books, Richelle Mead is looking for a tagline for all her books.

    Richelle Mead needs your help « Urban Fantasy Land

  • This post was written by Jonathan Mead from the Illuminated Mind.

    How to Make Readers Stick Like Velcro | Write to Done


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