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kemp

[kemp]
(textiles)
Short, wavy, coarse wool or hair fibers, usually white, which contain air spaces so that they resist dyeing and spinning.
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Dr Kemps further said, "I can't stress enough how effective even small increases in activity can benefit patients with type 2 diabetes and heart problems.
By showcasing the ease with which women join Kemp's dance and the expertise they bring to it, Kemps Nine Daies Wonder suggests a great deal about the broad cultural phenomenon of women's performance.
THE PARTICULARS Where: Kemps Green Farmhouse, Nuthurst Lane, Hockley Heath Beds: Four Price: pounds 2,800 pcm Why: High-spec refurb, location Agent: Hollier Browne 0121 458 7421
SITA, the owner of the Kemps Creek waste site, will be paid A$3.5 million to transport an estimated 5,830 tons of radioactive waste.
The Greyhounds, playing in front of an enthusiastic crowd of 1,500 on Homecoming Weekend, had three chances in the first half to cap impressive drives with touchdowns, but only came away with a pair of Cory Kemps field goals.
Meanwhile, the Kemps went into acting, starring as East End gangsters Ronnie and Reggie Kray in the 1990 film The Krays.
Kemps is reportedly the first company to launch a frozen dessert in the US containing the MEG-3, a convenient source of Omega-3 from fish oil.
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Wilson certainly knows how to cast shapes in the same highly stylised way as the Kemps and Tony Hadley.
Kemps Landing Magnet School (Virginia Beach) $7,175--Coordinator--Ella Maull
But Octavia (Kerry Condon, left) is gorgeous, there's more violence and plotting than a night out with the Kemps, and there's enough sex and gratuitous nudity here to keep lonely viewers fiddling while Rome burns...