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whittle

Brit dialect a knife, esp a large one

Whittle

Sir Frank. 1907--96, English engineer, who invented the jet engine for aircraft; flew first British jet aircraft (1941)
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Fair trade bakers from Food for Thought on the Great Orme sold snacks, youngsters had faces painted and wood whittler John Davies, of Prestatyn, made model birds.
Most researchers have found that White consumers do not react negatively to Black models in ads (Barban & Cundiff 1964; Barban 1969; Guest 1970; Block 1972; Schlinger & Plummer 1972; Bush, Gwinner, & Solomon 1974; Choudhury & Schmid 1974; Solomon, Bush, and Hair 1974; Szybillo & Jacoby 1974; Whittler 1991).
Lemley & Lawrence Lessig, Open Access to Cable Modems, 22 WHITTLER L.
The First Criminal Conviction Since Nuremberg Exposes the Need for a Permanent War Crimes Tribunal, 20 WHITTLER L.
Second, black consumers have a more positive effect on and high recall of products/advertisements that featured black actors/models (Barban & Jacoby, 1974; Cagly & Cardoza, 1970; Bush, Hair, & Solomon, 1979; Whittler & DiMeo, 1991; Whittler & DiMeo, 1991).
Waist whittler Tie a thin rope around your waist, without it being too tight.
22) See Golnar Modjtahedi, Comment Nobody's Child: Enforcing Surrogacy Contracts, 20 WHITTLER L.
Strength of ethnic identification was found to predict audience perceptions of advertisements (Geng 1997; Webster, 1991, 1994; Whittler, 1991; Whittler & DiMeo, 1991).
So I headed to Leominster expecting to meet an old (I thought everyone was old back then) whittler.
Thank you to Erica Whittler for valuable research assistance.
The major characters of her narrative include Jewish merchants, soldiers, spies, orphans, a magician, a whittler, an 11-year-old word-puzzle genius, and Judah P.
A three-fold layering is involved here as interconnecting chains link the small sugary animals to Uncle Jimbilly, the whittler of tombstones for small animals, whose sepulchral pastime further evokes the family cemetery in "The Grave.