Having said that, there is an organization called the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) that was originally intended to operate across the country, but really it now focuses its efforts in New York City. Stein relative : TANKARD A stein is a type of beer glass. His efforts to sell the script went well but for the fact that the interested studios wanted a big name for the lead role, and Stallone was determined to be the star himself. Marked, as a ballot : XED IN Today a “ballot” is a piece of paper used to cast a vote. : EPA “Cap and trade” is an emissions trading scheme designed to reduce overall emission of greenhouse gases. : NOTORIOUS KINGPIN “Notorious” is an interesting Hitchcock film made in 1946 starring Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman. The term is German in origin, and is short for “Steinkrug” meaning “stone jug”. Stallone persevered and “Rocky” was eventually made with him playing title role of Rocky Balboa. Back in the 1500s, a “ballot” was a small “ball” used in the process of voting. The idea is that a government can limit a country’s overall industrial emissions by allowing companies to pollute to a maximum level by issuing each a permit. I find it interesting as it is such a different dramatic role for Cary Grant, and a more gritty role for the lovely Ingrid Bergman, and the great Claude Rains is in there for good measure. I have not been a fan of Daniel Craig as James Bond (preferring Sean Connery and Pierce Brosnan in the role). The use of the verb “shaft” therefore is a reference to sodomy. “Titanic” remained the highest-grossing film until 2010, when Cameron eclipsed the prior record with “Avatar”.
Microcephaly is a birth defect in which a baby’s head is smaller than normal. Lahr had a long career in burlesque, vaudeville and on Broadway. The movie’s producers made a very conscious decision to cast a female in the lead role so as to have the film stand out in the male-dominated genre of science fiction.
All along the reef there were small metal plates embedded in the rock, used as anchor points for various floating sets. “___ sow, so shall …” : AS YE The commonly quoted line “As ye sow, so shall ye reap” is not actually a direct quote from the Bible, although the sentiment is expressed there at least twice. Stephen King novel with a pyrokinetic character : FIRESTARTER 17.
I went SCUBA diving in one of the locations a few years after the film crews had headed home.
She was married to the lawyer Robert Kardashian who was one of O. In the Epistle of Paul to the Galatians is the line “Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap”. Often someone described as an aesthete might show excessive or affected admiration of beauty. Sealy rival : SERTA Serta was founded in 1931 when a group of 13 mattress manufacturers came together, essentially forming a cooperative.
I would have thought that kind of thing would have been cleaned up, but no … Kardashian matriarch : KRIS Kris Kardashian is the matriarch of the Kardashian clan. The couple divorced in 1990 and Kris then married the celebrated decathlete from the 1976 Olympic Games, Bruce Jenner. In the Book of Job is the line “They that plow iniquity, and sow wickedness, reap the same”. : AESTHETE An aesthete (also “esthete”) is someone who appreciates beauty in art or in nature.