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Law of lesser importance

Petty

girl airbrushed beauty, scantily clad in Esquire’s pages. [Am. Lit.: Misc.]
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Pettier (2012) "Chapter 7 philosophy for children and the developmental process of dialogical critical thinking in groups of preschool children".
God knows how I croaked out this column looking at a half-consumed bottle of Pettier.
Because of the mass media outlets - where the people in charge compete with the politicians on who is pettier - we now have to listen to the live transmissions of speeches of hatred, darkness, and death.
Viscosities of the prepolymer and PCC loaded precursor solutions were measured by a Gemini advanced rheometer (Gemini 150--Bohlin Instruments) equipped with a Pettier heating system (Bohlin Instruments) with cone and plate geometry (40 mm, 2 [degrees]) at 25 [degrees] C.
Rand, meanwhile, tells Reader's Digest--style jokes about Washington profligacy and focuses on pettier government spending inefficiencies.
It was pettier than the actress Lori Petty being scolded by a petty officer for buying a petticoat with petty cash to wear at a Tom Petty concert.
Ironically, police will rarely arrest youth for actual theft or smoking marijuana and never take action over girls engaging in prostitution, but the growth of the occult which is now associated with these phenomena allows them to attack the true evil that is revealing itself to be associated with all these other pettier forms of immorality.
For example, in the recent benzene scare involving Pettier mineral water, Perrier management handled the crisis by withdrawing the brand temporarily from American stores and undertaking a promotional campaign to reassure customers that the spring water was pure and would soon return to the shelves.
1], which was determined with analytical method (Zeleke and Si 2004; Pettier et al.
Omar Ulmer Omar Doom Major Hellstrom August Diehl Pettier Lapadite Denis Menochet Joseph Goebbels Sylvester Groth Hitler Martin Wuttke Gen.
It's really no wonder women have issues with their bodies, when even going to the shops for a litre of milk can be enough to persuade some body conscious people they should be skinnier, pettier or more in vogue.