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BRA

(organic chemistry)
β-resorcylic acid
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IMAGINARY CONCUBINEI did some quick thinking and figured that Mama Tonny must have taken a neighbour's brassiere from the hanging line by mistake and put it together with my clothes.The problem was I had already lied to Magdalene that I washed the clothes myself.
The modern day bra is constructed when American publisher Mary Phelps Jacob invents a brassiere with a pair of silk handkerchiefs and silk ribbons when she doesn't have anything to wear underneath a sheer evening dress.
Without a doubt, the steamboat revolutionized transportation and affected modern economies; but the brassiere, too, is revolutionary in its own right.
Even that message is diluted, however, by the fact that Lily's self-worth seems unnecessarily hinged to her looks and the new brassiere. It is understandable that the brassiere makes Lily feel more attractive, but when one of the boys makes a statement about her "tits," the whole self-worth message gets muddied.
West Paterson, NJ, December 07, 2010 --(PR.com)-- European Designer Seka Kaytes, Inventor of MySuperBra[R], has developed the world's first Self-Adjustable, Floating-Cup Brassiere whose cups stretch and compress to accommodate up to 2 different cup sizes.
In 2003, Va Bien started on a new path when the company invented the ultra-Lift brassiere cup.
EVER found yourself openly thinking and talking about a high-profile woman's brassiere when she's standing there right in front of you?
Raymond Blanc, the world-famous chef, will not be opening an outlet because his brassiere chain is "too posh" for a shopping precinct.
The top cook was in Birmingham last week to launch the bmibaby lunch club at his Brassiere Blanc restaurant.
Yet the most famous brassiere to hit Cannes belonged to Madonna.
Yes, isn't it Wonderful that the humble brassiere - as modelled here by Sarah Harding - is celebrating 100 years, well...at the top.
Petersburg, Fla., was spared serious injury from a falling bullet thanks to the gravity-fighting effects of her brassiere, according to the Associated Press.