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  • n. Plural form of collection.
  • n. A state being beyond merely past due.
  • n. A department that attempts to collect on accounts that are beyond merely past due.


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  • Returning to the 1927-S, the Heritage cataloguer remarks that a pedigree to either the Duckor or Brahin collections is extremely important.

    Fresh Material, Pedigrees and September Coin Auctions — Part 2 : Coin Collecting News

  • Yet, even though it is a stand-alone brand, Pepperidge Farm has achieved recognition for four product lines, which they call collections.


  • "First, to revitalize the mission of the museum through its exhibitions, public programs and publications; then to modernize the building so that our collections will be safe, with proper climate controls and storage; and the third, what I call collections initiative, meaning making its holdings accessible."

    NYT > Home Page

  • "We need to devise imaginative new solutions to resolve the dichotomy between long-term collections care and expensive environmental conditions," he said.

    Tate director Sir Nicholas Serota urges art galleries to turn down the heating

  • Since most comics, superheroes from the big 2 especially are only relevant for a short amount of time. (the great runs I buy in collections)

    How Much Will You Pay for Online Comics? » Comics Worth Reading

  • One thing that I notice, looking back over the collections, is that the strength and the assertiveness of the characters seem to shift.

    Writing a Short Story: A Talk with Deborah Eisenberg - Culture - The Atlantic

  • It's a relatively new political tack for the former plastics and packaging salesman from Ohio, who has exceeded all other House members in collections from Wall Street - with more than $2.9 million - and also ranks at or near the top of members favored by large health insurers, oil firms, student lenders, drug manufacturers, and food and beverage companies, according to tallies of campaign disclosures.

    Boehner reaches out to the tea party

  • 'Anti-Terror' legislation used to freeze Icelandic funds, to monitor bin collections and covertly monitor school applicants;

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • These reputable and professional dealers ensure that they properly asses and identify your coin collections, and provide you with vital pointers for identifying rare coins.

    Mint Rare | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • "The Listeners" by Walter de la Mare (1912) De la Mare was a significant writer of ghost stories, publishing some 40 supernatural tales in collections such as Eight Tales and On the Edge, but I'm choosing perhaps his most famous work, this lyrical and haunting poem.

    Kate Mosse's top 10 ghost stories


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