• Ficus obliqua
    cavity. F. obliqua is pollinated by two species of fig wasp—Pleistodontes greenwoodi and P. xanthocephalus. Many species of bird, including pigeons, parrots and various passerines, eat the fruit. The range is along the east coast from Queensland, through New South Wales in rainforest, savanna woodland,...
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  • Reflections
    family, are adapted to swim. Birds also have digestive and respiratory systems that are uniquely adapted for flight. Some birds, especially corvids and parrots, are among the most intelligent animal species; several bird species make and use tools, and many social species culturally transmit knowledge across...
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  • Raves vs. Outrage
    Funny Girl, 1968), and brilliant, “spinster” schoolteachers (The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, 1969). In 1969, Warner Bros. sent the up-and-coming director Alan Pakula a script about a New York prostitute and a small-town private detective who has been hired to investigate the murder of his best friend. Excited...
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  • Homo Floresiensis - the Hobbit
    prone to “murmuring” to each other in some form of language. They were also able to mimic the language of the islanders and say it back to them in a parrot-like fashion. The last legend featuring these mythical creatures dates to just 100 years ago (www.news.bbc.co.uk). In a Nature commentary, Marta...
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  • Summary of History of Graphic Design by Meggs
    Disney animated films) The New York Firm of Brownjohn, Chermayeff & Geismar - A design office instead of an art studio where Robert Brownjohn had studied painting, design and architecture under architect/teacher Serge Chermayeff -The three designers (Brownjohn, Chermayeff & Geismar) combined images and ...
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  • Cadbury's Adverts
    adverts have a jingle or even a character that is associated with a particular product for example the – Cadbury Caramel Bunny and the Cadbury Mini Egg Parrot.  To update Cadburys marketing activity in 1996 they embarked on a revolutionary sponsorship deal with Coronation Street.  This deal has since...
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  • Postmodernism
    The Death of Postmodernism And Beyond Alan Kirby says postmodernism is dead and buried. In its place comes a new paradigm of authority and knowledge formed under the pressure of new technologies and contemporary social forces. I have in front of me a module description downloaded from a British university...
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  • Animal Testing: a Normal Strategy for Many Years
    products such as cleaning products that assist humans less than medicines or surgery. The major disadvantage of animal testing stated by John Frazier and Alan Goldberg of CAAT are “Animal discomfort and death, species-extrapolation problems and excessive time and expense.” Supporters cancel this statement...
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  • Dian Fossey - Life and Death
    told Fossey to keep intouch and she had every intention to. She and her guide made their way to the mountains, where Fossey met wildlife filmmakers Alan and Joan Root, who were filming gorillas in the Virunga Mountains. The Roots allowed Fossey to tag along. This was her first experience at high-altitude...
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  • Musical Elements in Edgar Allan Poe's the Raven
    ....................................................................................................... 73 5.4. Second Modern Musical Setting: The Alan Parsons Project and ―The Raven‖ ....... 76 5.4.1. Structural Musical Principle of Repetition and Variation ................................ 76 5...
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  • Seamus Heaney
    Nobel Lecture, Farrar, Straus (New York, NY), 1996. Finders Keepers: Selected Prose, 1971-2001, Farrar, Straus (New York, NY), 2002. EDITOR (With Alan Brownjohn) New Poems: 1970-1971, Hutchinson (London, England), 1971. Soundings: An Annual Anthology of New Irish Poetry, Blackstaff Press (Belfast, Northern...
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  • Mimis Profile
    Section 1 Introduction Title: Mimus Author: Lilli Thal (Translator: John Brownjohn) Publishing details: First published in Germany by Gerstenburg, Verlag 2003. First published in English in 2005 NSW. Number of pages and chapters: Pages  378, chapters  22. Genre: Adventure, cruelty, kindness...
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  • Historical consideration of English in Nigerian region
    writer, Ottobah Cugoano (born c. 1757), wrote in English in order to make poignant and pointed attacks against the institutional system of slavery.   Alan Richardson and Debbie Lee, editors of Early Black British Writing, note that people of African descent who wrote during this early period were not “content...
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  • The Picture of Dorian Gray
    Margaret of Valois by Clovis Eve, and powdered with the gilt daisies that the queen had selected for her device. Some large blue china jars, filled with parrot- tulips, were ranged on the mantelshelf, and through the small leaded panes of the window streamed the apricot-colored light of a summer’s day in London...
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  • Trivias
    dead atop a local tower, where vultures handle the nasty business of disposing the spiritually impure flesh. In 1845, President Andrew Jackson's pet parrot was removed from his funeral for swearing. In 1992, approximately 750 deaths occurred in the United States due to workplace violence. In 19th-century...
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  • The Psychology of Leadership
    do. So though it can be painful, that exercise in justification leads to greater clarity about purpose and strategy. As Harvard Law school professor Alan Dershowitz bluntly pointed out in a television interview, “Most presidents are too careful, too cautious, too frightened, too worried about tipping...
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  • Introduction to Linguistics
    However, the meaning of synonyms speaker or writer determines or predicates have different degrees, which indicates the meaning is actually different (Alan, 2004). Thus, it is the interaction between syntax and semantics. As for the interaction with phonology, the term tonic syllable in phonology has three...
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  • taming a parrot
    want to share some information with people how to tame a parrot to make a good friend Specific Purpose: By the end of my speech you are going to be informed with some important steps how to teach a parrot to be tamed. Central Idea/Thesis: I am going to teach you...
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  • Treasure Island
    during their encounter on the Hispaniola. Abraham Gray He is one of the honest sailors aboard the Hispaniola who fights on the Squire's side. Alan The first man who is killed by Long John Silver’s men. Tom Morgan One of Long John Silver’s men who gets killed by Silver when he turns his back...
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  • Language
    to the Parrot + Bear Box True if the implicature is not taken into account, for the same reasons as in Column 2. Column 4: pointing to the covered box. The participants know that the covered box is either like the Parrot-Only box or like the ParrotBear Box. Either way there must be a parrot in the...
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