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From the data shown in the table, it is clear that content of phosphorus in blood plasma of experimental hens in Group 1 changed as follows: before use of the preparation, this indicator was apocryphally above the norm.
A judge who had apocryphally spent one night there in 1964 recommended that it be shut down--the shutdown was made law in 1973--though that closure was delayed, and inmates continued to be incarcerated there until the 1990s, because no alternative site could be found for them.
Somewhat apocryphally, Garfinkle predicts that the Arab Spring "may well lead to destruction not only of the post-Ottoman Empire state system, but destroy several Arab states, e.
Lavin made good on the kinetic shock and dislocation promised by the title, which is taken from a statement apocryphally attributed to Frank Lloyd Wright: "Tip the world on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles.
36) Indeed, the show's enduring nickname, 'MTV cops', although apocryphally attributed to then NBC's entertainment division president Brandon Tartikoff, did capture what he asserted was 'a vague idea I had about getting an MTV sensibility into a cop show'; the executive admitting that he had become '"obsessed" with MTV'.
In the same way that the offspring of gamblers apocryphally counted to their teachers: "seven, eight, nine, ten, jack.
Turkey excels at hospitality and friendliness to strangers (although to be honest I see plenty of Londoners helping out with street directions and I've yet to spot the apocryphally heartless local stepping over a body on the pavement), Britain at protecting its historic and natural treasures.
Rose, perhaps apocryphally, has said to have proclaimed his reasoning was because: "this flag dips to no earthly King.
Such refusal to interpret is thoroughly unsatisfying, not to mention reductive and reactionary: trying to distance oneself from Da Vinci Code types is one thing--as Freud apocryphally said, sometimes a cigar is just a cigar--but in this case it seems absurd to forego deeper analysis.
Past eruptions have seen roads and bridges swept away in minutes, and volumes of water comparable to the River Thames are talked about apocryphally.
Rick Perry, at his 2011 inaugural address, praised Texans for "pioneering space," he recalled, apocryphally, that the first word spoken on the moon was "Houston.