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Earl

A slang term sometimes used in finance and trading for oil. The term derives from the way the word "oil" is said to be pronounced in an American Southern accent.
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In September 2014, as Earl was reviewing some recently captured trail camera photos, one buck immediately grabbed his attention.
Earl - a red, terrier-type dog believed to be 12 to 18 months old - is in the care of a foster family.
Earl became a celebrity in absentia, a profoundly new phenomenon and a strange byproduct of internet fame.
Leaving court the earl, 60, of Savernake Estate said: "I am delighted and relieved.
The court rejected Mr Moore's version of events, during which he described the Earl as being "like a man possessed".
Earl Spencer married the Canadian former model in June after a four-month romance.
Pippa and Earl George were once flatmates when they studied at Edinburgh University.
We will be able to offer classic Earl Grey indefinitely as it is sold in Russia where they have similar tastes in tea to the UK-they drink a lot of strong black tea," said Jon Jenkins, Twinings general manager for the UK and Ireland.
The 13th Earl of Derby had a lifelong passion for natural history and created his own menagerie in the mid 19th century which contained, at its peak, 318 species of birds and 94 species of mammals.
The show reunites Earl with Liverpool born impresario Bill Kenwright, who has played an important role in the actor's career and whose methods he admires.
Born in Bermuda during the First World War on August 8, 1917, Earl became the first black star to appear in a British movie.
Ken Meeson was chairman of the Warwickshire Police Independent Group when he first met Earl at a Warwickshire Police Black History weekend.