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    • 1968, Bryce Walton, Harpoon Gunner, Thomas Y. Crowell Company, NY (1968), page 51,
      "Blubberboys were the absolute bottom scum of the Southern Ocean."
    • 1968, Bryce Walton, Harpoon Gunner, Thomas Y. Crowell Company, NY (1968), page 84,
      "But then he lost his footing when he hit the deck, and sprawled flat in a puddle os stinking grax, a foul mixture of blood, grease, and swill."
  1. A light rain shower
    • 2007, J. Michael Fay, Ivory Wars: Last Stand in Zakouma, National Geographic (March 2007), 47,
      Tiny circles pocked the dusty ground - there had been a "mango rain," a light shower, in the night.
    • 1973, David Hendin, Death as a Fact of Life, George J. McLeod, (1973), p. 22
      Following the steps of the early humane movement, the medicolegalists of the 1800s often listed signs of death, but gave even more space to mistakes that might be made because of strict reliance upon those signs.
  • mnaieion In the parlance of antiquities experts, the coin's denomination is referred to as a "mnaieion," meaning a one-mina coin, and is equivalent to 100 silver drachms, or a mina of silver. [1]
    • 1883: Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island
      English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Georges, and Louises, doubloons and double guineas and moidores and sequins, the pictures of all the kings of Europe for the last hundred years, strange Oriental pices stamped with what looked like wisps of string or its of spider's web, round pieces and square pieces, and pieces bored through the middle, as if to ware them round your neck - nearly every variety of money in the world must, I think, have found a place in that collection...
    • 2007, J. Michael Fay, Ivory Wars: Last Stand in Zakouma, National Geographic (March 2007), 47,
      Pierre's truck rumbled into camp at 3:30 a.m., sending millions of roosting queleas, finch-like birds, into a diluvian frenzy of flapping wings and chirping.
  1. slickum hair jell
    • 1977, Richard O'Kane, Clear the Bridge: The War Patrols of the U.S.S. Tang, Ballantine Books (2003), page 460:
      Trukke had somehow managed to keep long blond hair, but now all of the slickum had washed away, and his hair bounded down all around to the level of his mouth, giving him the exact appearance of Hairless Joe in Al Capp's comic strip.


Biographical[edit]

  • American citizen
  • U.S. Army veteran, armor branch, airborne
  • MBA quantitative marketing; BBA information systems, quantitative business data analysis
  • Limited vocabularies in:
    • Arabic
    • French
    • German
    • Russian
    • Spanish