from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A heap; a pile.
- n. A mow.
- n. A drinking-cup or its contents; more especially, a small draught of liquor; as much as may be contained in a wineglass.
- n. Same as tasset.
- n. Same as tash.
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The local Shor people in Kemerovo Region, Siberia, are reporting that something is snatching up the wild leek crop that is a staple of their diet, Itar-Tass Siberia reports.
It says Itar Tass news agency quoted him saying: We should not act like a bull in a china shop.
Therefore, little time remains to clean up the collapse, he said, according to the ITAR-Tass news agency.
Putin ordered officials to investigate "how production technology was observed, how control instruments operated, what measures the mine managers took to raise reliability, what was the state of individual means of protection and how rescue operations were organized," the ITAR-Tass news agency reported.
The ITAR-Tass news agency said Russia plans to build two 1,200 megawatt nuclear reactors at the Venezuelan plant.
Itkin had been head of the Moscow news desk for Tass, and, as he was dying, he told my Tass contact and friend, Igor Makurin, that his greatest regret was that he "could work only three hours a day."
In Moscow in 1990 and '91, I was working with Tass trying to help the Soviet news agency transform itself from a propaganda factory into a straightforward press agency.
Gorbachev's overthrow ended that effort, but during the process I came to know Valery Zufarov, one of Tass' star photographers, who was beginning to show the effects of the radiation he had been exposed to while covering the Chernobyl disaster.
Our first step, because it was the easiest, was an attempt to convert Tass photos into the world's first digital photo press service.
"There is enough time now to prove that the charges in my first case were biased and unfounded," Bout told Russia's ITAR-Tass.