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1. the hiding place or lair of an animal
2. Golf
a. the position of the ball after a shot
b. the angle made by the shaft of the club before the upswing


Trygve Halvdan . 1896--1968, Norwegian statesman; first secretary-general of the United Nations (1946--52)


A symbolic mathematics package aimed at Lie groups.

["LiE, a Package for Lie Group Computations", M.A.A. van Leeuwen et al, in Computer Algebra Nederland, 1992 (ISBN 90-741160-02-7)].
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The most popular white lies are the existence of the Tooth Fairy (86%) and Father Christmas (85%).
White Lie Early Season(TM) Chardonnay, made with premium grapes from Santa Barbara County, is affordably priced at under $10.
Melbourne, May 22 (ANI): Telling white lies can actually be good for business, says an expert.
Launched earlier this year by the all-female team at Foster's Wine Estates -- made up of Tracey Mason, Jane Robichaud and Bettina Ferrando -- White Lie Early Season(TM) Chardonnay is the first-ever wine designed by women, for women and is low in alcohol, and therefore calories.
Ladbrokes made Little White Lie a 20-1 shot (from 50-1) for the Hunt Cup, with William Hill and Paddy Power more generous with their quotes of 33-1.
Howya Now Kid is having his first run of the season while Little White Lie ran a cracker last time when winning a handicap here over this trip, but on figures they are both up against it.
To further play off White Lie Early Season's playful, irreverent tone and to celebrate female friendship, BBWE is partnering with New York Times best- selling author, Jennifer Weiner, to create a series of literary events as a key part of the launch.
But I think the other 34% of parents surveyed might be telling their own little white lie about telling white lies.
He said: "It was a white lie in the heat of the moment.
My time keeping definitely could be improved, so my last white lie would almost certainly be some kind of elaborate reasoning for my late arrival at a meeting.
GER LYONS has been quick to snap up the services of Ryan Moore for Little White Lie in Saturday's William Hill Lincoln at Doncaster.
The next category of white lie that emerged in the poll included fibs told to avoid unpleasant or awkward truths.