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Big Apple

nickname for New York City. [Am. Folklore: Misc.]
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Big Fun has also offered swimming classes at the Therapeutic Living Centers for the Blind at 7915 Lindley Ave.
We needed a method that would let developers know these big trees were out there, where they were, and how they could avoid destroying them," Brash says.
During the weekend, campers and big buddies take part in a variety of therapeutic activities and exciting games that promote self-esteem.
This new wave of big boxes grew in size to well upwards of 200,000 square feet, offering vast selection and bulk discount prices in warehouse-like shopping environments.
It was the rise of the modern nation state in the sixteenth century that introduced big government to centralize the tax system and thus raise enough money to subsidize the new worldwide trading organizations, like the Dutch East India Company and the British East India Company.
Practically everybody now goes around talking about the Big Bang as if it were the one and only cosmology, and very little is said about alternatives," says Geoffrey R.
From February 20-27, 2007, fans can bid on an exclusive Ripken-autographed pack of Big League Chew in an online auction hosted at ebay.
The talent de jour at Power surrounds Big Boy and his neighborhood - a tightly knit group that appears more functional than the average American family.
It protects more than a half-million acres of the last, best big timber remaining in an ecosystem that once included some seven states and at least 24 million acres of seasonally flooded baldcypress, water tupelo, and oak.
Faced with failing growth, Big Pharma is expected to pursue strategic options including operational cost efficiencies, M&A with other Big Pharma companies, biotech, Mid Pharma CNS players and/or generics manufacturers and acquisitional moves outside of 'pharma space' to increase presence in medical devices, diagnostics and consumer healthcare.
Big Sur, which is used in general reference to a town, a stretch of coastline, a wilderness and a mind-set, has a long history of requiring a bit of effort from its visitors - but with a considerable payoff.