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

  • Service, Robert William 1874-1958. British-born Canadian writer of poetry and novels about life in the Yukon, including the ballad "The Shooting of Dan McGrew” (1907).


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  • It never hurts to offer a little incentive, especially if your incentive has the potential to drive extreme right wingers crazy, so among our prizes is a grand-prize of a trip for two to Honolulu, Hawaii for a private tour of the hospital where President Obama was born, followed by an opportunity to take part in a community service project there on MLK Day of Service, January 18, 2010.

    Michael Huttner: 50 Ways to Help Obama

  • The Campaign strives to improve financial awareness and abilities, encourage an increase in savings, reduce dependency on credit, and to protect service members against predatory lending practices and assist service members in registering for transition assistance accounts Because of the DoD Campaign, some of the individual branches of Service are now using the term "financial readiness" in place of "personal financial management."

    Financial Roadshow Dates - SpouseBUZZ

  • Couple completes online form and gets a script for a full wedding service with prompts for further customization Service included language and direction for an entire ceremony, but boilerplate language was evident in spots.

    Outsourcing Your Wedding Vows

  • Every president in recent decades, Democratic or Republican, has appointed around a third of our ambassadors from outside the career service, although the Foreign Service Act of 1980 states specifically that such appointments "should normally be accorded to career members of the Service."

    Amb. Peter Bridges: Streamline, Don't Swell, Our Foreign Affairs Machine

  • Army's 'Debt Of Service' Leaves Vets Perplexed yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Army\'s \'Debt Of Service\' Leaves Vets Perplexed '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' Article: While Halliburton rips-off US taxpayers, discharged soldiers who have risked their lives are being hounded for so-called lost or damaged government property.

    Army's 'Debt Of Service' Leaves Vets Perplexed

  • Now Linden Lab clearly states in their TOS that by "submitting your Content to any area of the service", you are giving Linden Lab the right to "use and reproduce...any of your Content in any or all media for marketing and/or promotional purposes in connection with the Service."

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  • The changes that would be engendered by the emancipation of the sanitation service from the Intendance would appear at first glance to be a relatively minor issue compared to the broader questions under discussion, but because of its political as well as actual significance, the fate of the Service de santé became symbolic.

    William B. McAllister - Fighting Reformers: The Debate over the Reorganization of The French Military Medical Service 1870-1889.

  • A high proportion of those employed in occupations other than agriculture and domestic service are in jobs connected with the world of domestic needs; in food processing or canning works; in garment manufacturing and laundry, and among professional workers, in nursing and teaching. 5 Service categories such as office and shop cleaning, laundry work, cooking, waitressing, tea and kitchen work, as well as messenger service absorb an extremely large number of women.

    Triumph's Part 3 - At Work

  • It is a circumstance incredible, save in view of the authority upon which it is stated, that, as part of the reward for his splendid service in the Soudan, Lord CHARLES narrowly escaped compulsory retirement from the Service before he had completed the time required to qualify for

    Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, November 11, 1914

  • National service for women as well as for men proved a very substantial portion of Great Britain's strength, but before national service had been generally thought of an organization called the Women's Service

    Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights


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