All four of the Shia men executed are from there. The town is dark, everyone’s in black and recitation of the Quran fills the air. Shia Muslims are a minority in the Sunni Muslim country of Saudi Arabia. And yes, $1.5 billion is a lot of money. It’s a lot even if you take the smaller cash payout $930 million instead of the lifetime annual payments. It’s a lot even after you account for taxes: If you live in a state that doesn’t tax lottery winnings, once you pay Uncle Sam, you’ve got $561.72 million..
I shit you not, a few days later when we were coming home we found him in a little cranny right outside of our apartment door. So I picked him up, and brought him back to his corner in our shower. He continued living the way he did for about another month and then he disappeared for good.
For the most part, Hurwitz puts in a 70 hour work week. Every Wednesday he heads to the Southern Auto Auction in Windsor, Conn., where he spends the day buying used autos to sell. Fridays are spent at ADESA Boston, an auto auction in Framingham, and once a month Hurwitz flies to Orlando, Fla., to attend the Manheim Central Florida Auto Auction..
Of course, tiki decor draws from Pacific cultures. Tiki, after all, is a Maori word for a type of stone or wooden carving found throughout the islands. But the tiki bar “is just taking all those cultures and putting them all in a blender and blending it all together to create this Isle of Tiki, which is this mythical place where tiki bars come from,” says Kalewa Correa, a curator at the Smithsonian’s Asian Pacific Islander Center..
That sure seems like the opposite of the word original meaning.A word with meanings that seem to be in conflict; just what we need.What to do? We know that definitions can change over time and we do want to sound conversational. But we also don want anyone to wonder about what we saying. In this case and others involving words that run the risk of causing confusion here some guidance:Substitute a word that more precise.For example, if you mean that someone has some records, use the word studied.
Sometimes it can be a bit difficult for him and her to come to a total agreement when it comes to decorating their master bedroom? As a rule, a couple won’t have as many problems when it comes to decorating any other room in the home. However, when it comes to the master bedroom many couples find it very hard to agree on decor. A line is drawn in the sand, so to say.
In the 1940s, the Mexicans came to Detroit for the same reason blacks had abandoned the south a decade earlier: well paying, steady work in the auto factories. The only color Henry Ford saw was US Currency Green. He didn care if you were a spic, an A rab or a nigger as long as you could tighten a bolt or guide a body onto a chassis.