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Ayer

Sir Alfred Jules. 1910--89, English positivist philosopher, noted particularly for his antimetaphysical work Language, Truth, and Logic (1936)
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In 1906, under the then-established British Residency in Brunei, plans were set afoot to move the inhabitants of Kampong Ayer onto the land, presuming this to be healthier for them.
I've been talking to the board for some time about retirement," Ayer, who has led Hartford for 12 years, said in an interview.
Ayer returns to the crime-infected streets of Los Angeles with this brutal journey into the city's underbelly.
Rogers depicts Ayer as the quintessential outsider, desperately seeking to be accepted by a snobbish, chauvinistic establishment.
Ayer brilliantly demonstrates this in his portrayal of two Valley counties, Confederate and Federal, separated by some 300 miles but united by the tragedy and waste of total war.
It's been a great story for us," said Ramani Ayer, chairman, president and chief executive officer.
A New Hampshire native five years older than Sarah, Ayer was a tutor at Dartmouth College about to begin his medical practice when they met in the summer of 1809.
Jessica Ayers, a contributor to PopSugar, published a letter Wednesday titled "A Letter to the Person Sitting in Front of My Son on the Airplane.
Also, Ayers, Exum and Reynolds currently serve on the board of directors of the company's wholly-owned banking subsidiary, FirstBank.
Ayers has over 40 years' experience in the education field and is currently a Professor Emeritus at The Ohio State University (OSU) in the College of Medicine, Department of Pathology in Columbus, Ohio.
Daniel Ayers, 42, died a week after he was struck by a car in Prescot Road, Old Swan, in October, 2010.