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Archer

In the United Kingdom, a slang term for 2,000 pounds. The term derives from a man named Jeffrey Archer, who was accused of bribing a prostitute with 2,000 pounds.
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I wake up every morning with tightness and pain in my lower back so I make it a priority to use The Body Archer when first waking up.
The Board of Archer greatly appreciated and benefited from the skills and broad range of business experience that John and Peter bought to the Company during their Directorships.
BBC Radio 4's The Archers is celebrating 60 years since if was first aired in the Midlands, and official fan club, Archers Addicts, has planned a day to remember.
BBC Radio 4's The Archers is celebrating 60 years since if was first aired in the Midlands, and the official fan club, Archers Addicts, has planned a day to remember.
Jill Archer is the favourite candidate in the Archer family to be removed from the airwaves by way of skulduggery.
Archer compares his book to one of Leah Marcus's "local reading[s]," which are concerned with "parallels between the action of the plays and situations linked to particular places (and times) including Jacobean London" (19).
Lady Archer said her husband has applied to join the Vauxhall Conservative Association in South London and the South Cambridgeshire Conservative Association.
Archer knows his subject well and evokes in the reader frequent and introspective thought-provoking pauses.
The new firm provides an opportunity for us to broaden our legal services, focus our talents and energies specifically on our clients, while offering them the highest level of personalized legal representation," said Keith Archer.
A letter printed in today's Sunday Mirror appears to show that a senior Home Office official wrote to the Commissioner for Correctional Services to say that Mr Blunkett did not want Archer released when he becomes eligible for parole in a few weeks' time.
In addition, the combination of the MiG-29's AA-11 Archer heat-seeking missiles and helmet-mounted-sight (HMS) dileing system gives the fighter a high off-boresight, within-visual-range (WVR) weapon capability that currently has no fielded equal in the West.