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1. Charles Herbert. 1899--1978, Canadian physiologist: associated with Banting and Macleod in their discovery of insulin in 1922
2. George. born 1946, Northern Ireland footballer

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(Persian), in the common law of Iran, the right of sanctuary (inviolability) in sacred and inviolable places. The custom of offering sanctuary in the most revered religious places (temples, mosques, tombs, and so forth) is widespread in the Islamic countries of the East. Beginning in the 19th century, best was sometimes extended to foreign embassies, missions, and other institutions enjoying extraterritoriality.

People often had recourse to best as a sign of protest against the tyranny and oppression of the authorities. In such cases best assumed the character of mass political demonstrations accompanied by the closing of bazaars, stores, and workshops by their owners. Best was widely used during the Iranian Revolution of 1905–1911.

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From left, witness Lee Jones, groom's dad John, groom Adrian, best man Tony and bride's dad Colin, above left, bride Lisa with her dad |Colin and Adrian's daughter Katie Craig, above right, and the bride and groom with Lisa's parents Linda and Colin Charlton, right
He has been pals for years with Ross, 30, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2012, and was his best man last year.
Because the media and the audience did not make such a fuss about The Best Man Holiday I thought this film would be disappointing but I was actually pleasantly surprised while watching it.
He's going to be a classy best man, where Esposito is going to be like, 'Yeah, I'm your frat boy
As well as switching places as his role changed during the service, Trystan, who is the vicar at Christ Church, Roath Park, Cardiff, also had to undergo some swift outfit changes - keeping his dog collar on throughout - but throwing his stole on and off as he switched from best man to vicar and back again.
And in another role reversal, just over two years earlier Perry had been Trystan's best man when he married his wife Sandra at St Mary's Church, Whitchurch, Cardiff.
The stunt came about after Free Radio breakfast show presenter JD and co-host Roisin were talking on-air about weddings and JD mentioned he had never been a best man, when listener Leanne McCluskey rang the show to say her fiance's best man was really nervous about performing his duties.
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But he says memories of that perfect day were completely shattered when he discovered two years later that Samantha was sleeping with his closest friend, his best man.
You know, I get invited to be the best man of many couples and the godfather of many children," commented the minister at a press event.
You should try to get the best man with the best qualities.

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