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Barker

1. George (Granville). 1913--91, British poet: author of Calamiterror (1937) and The True Confession of George Barker (1950)
2. Howard. born 1946, British playwright: his plays include Claw (1975), The Castle (1985), A Hard Heart (1992), and 13 Objects (2003)
3. Ronnie, full name Ronald William George Barker. born 1929, British comedian: known esp for his partnership with Ronnie Corbett (born 1930) in the TV series The Two Ronnies (1971--85)

barker

[′bär·kər]
(design engineering)
(engineering)
A machine, used mainly in pulp mills, which removes the bark from logs.
(forestry)
A worker who subjects logs and pulpwood to water pressure in a stream barker or tumbling in a drum barker, in order to free them from bark and dirt. Also known as power barker.
A worker who prepares or shovels bark for tanning.
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Mr Barkers legacy is inextricably tied to his identity as a lawyer, so it seems fitting that this Bursary, which will enable the next generation to pursue a legal education, also bears his name, said Prof Chesterman.
8220;We are so grateful to all of our loyal customers who have made The Barkers Dozen's second year in business a monumental success,” Shawn Sherry, president/CEO and founder of The Barkers Dozen.
The case was dropped the following year, before the Barkers came to trial, after the frail grandmother died from pneumonia.
Barkers and her husband, Arnold (a retired Lieutenant Colonel of the United States Army), raised their three children in the city they now call home.
Driver Thomas Barker, 20, of Beaufort Way, Rhoose, was nearly twice over the drink-drive limit and was last week sent to a young offenders' institution for four months.
Although the Barkers create the events and write a manual that teachers use to prepare students for the competition, about 40 adults and 70 high school students help organize the event.
We are so grateful to all of our loyal customers who have made The Barkers Dozen's first year in business a resounding success," said The Barkers Dozen owner and co-founder, Shawn Sherry.
Complementary to Concurrent's multi-media rich on-demand platform, this software technology provides an infrastructure that will also support future applications, including targeted barkers and promotions with full motion video.
The senior club is scrapping Saturday games for their Extras and will loan out players to help Barkers maintain their title push while assisting Kenilworth in their attempt to climb away from the foot of the table.
The Barker brothers were also accused of assaulting their own grandmother.
Tracey Connelly and her lover Steven Barker were responsible for the death of 17-month-old Peter Connelly in his blood-spattered room in August 2007.