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1 City (1990 pop. 35,701), Middlesex co., E Mass., an industrial suburb of Boston, on the Mystic River; settled c.1643, set off from Malden 1870, inc. as a city 1892. A deepwater port, Everett has petroleum storage facilities and foundries and plants that manufacture rubber products, metals, transportation equipment, chemicals, and paper. Nearby education centers, such as Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, have spurred research development in Everett. 2 City (1990 pop. 69,961), seat of Snohomish co., NW Wash., on Puget Sound at the mouth of the Snohomish River; inc. 1893. A port of entry with a natural harbor, it is an important lumber-shipping center, with pulp and paper mills. Other industries include commercial fishing and aircraft manufacturing; a huge Boeing plant is nearby. Tourism is also significant; the city is a gateway to both the Cascade Mts. and the offshore islands. A national forest is nearby.
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a city in the western USA, in the state of Washington; a northern suburb of Seattle. Population, 51,000 (1975). Everett is a port on Puget Sound. Its industries include the wood products, plywood, paper, canning, and aerospace industries. Other economic activities include fishing and the processing of seafood.

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Regarding further dealership acquisitions, "you never say no," Everett said.
Everett said he would stick with General Motors brands for any additional dealerships.
Everett's Bryant store sold more Buick and GMC vehicles last year than any other dealership in the country.
"Their motivation for attending literacy classes turned out to be, according to them, that it was fun to be together and I made popcorn," Everett says.
Piraha problems with reading, writing, and arithmetic stemmed not from slow-wittedness but from a cultural conviction about how to converse, Everett proposes.
As a result, Piraha grammar bucks all sorts of linguistic conventions, according to Everett. The language lacks words for quantities, contains no standard words for colors, shows no sign of expanding or combining sentences through the use of clauses, rarely uses pronouns, employs just two tenses, and features only a few kinship terms, which refer mainly to living relatives.
They believe in spirits that they directly encounter at times, "but there's no great god who created all the spirits, in the Piraha view" Everett says.
Yet despite the simplicity of its grammar, the Piraha language matches other languages in complexity, Everett says.
So far this year, Everett Buick GMC is the second-highest selling dealership of its kind in the country, slightly behind.
Meanwhile, a dealership that Everett co-owns in Bentonville is bumping up close to the top 10 in 2010.
"We're naturally pleased with our sales success, but the other thing is, we put as much emphasis on our customer satisfaction index scores as we do sales," Everett said.
Everett's 32 years of experience in the business have no doubt contributed to the success of his company.

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