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Funt

A Russian unit of weight approximately equivalent to 409.5 grams. It was rendered obsolete when the Soviet Union began to use the metric system in 1924.
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Funt, found that CT scans were helpful in determining how to manage a patient who needs secondary cytoreduction for recurrent ovarian cancer.
It was American prankster Allen Funt, who created Candid Camera.
Pur le vent es tres acuillir 30 To catch the wind inside the Funt les lispruez avant tenir sails, Et bien fermer es raelinges.
com provides visitors with heartfelt stories from past patients describing their experiences during the surgical procedures Doctors Robert Mogyoros and Mark Funt perform every day at the practice.
Julian Funt, "The Story of the Growth of Brownsville," BNTs/ BNJ, August, 17, 1926, 1; Sorin, Nurturing Neighborbood, 168.
Funt bases his program, purely and simply, upon deceit.
Caption: From left: TEI member John Armstrong and Canadian Income Tax Chair Monika Siegmund of Shell Canada Limited, Gordon Funt of Fraser Milner Casgrain, and TEI General Counsel Fred Murray.
First, the producer, who is something like a conceptual artist--someone like Norman Lear, who did Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, or Allen Funt, who did Candid Camera.
Eighteenth-century gallants were already rogering, archly defined by Boswell's Yale editor Frederick Pottle as "a word of other meaning than that acquired since the introduction of radio-telephony," screwing (not in the original OED), and shagging, now spoiled by Austin Powers' association and muddied by its curious gamut of meanings from "carpet" to "school dance" to "strong tobacco," plus in old English public school argot it meant "masturbate," a social as well as sexual divide; according to Atyo, Melvyn Bragg (ubiquitous British TV cultural pundit--watch for his new book, English: Biography of a Language) now stands for shag--surely some cognate scope here for the likes of Alan Funt.
In March 2003, Candid Camera's host Peter Funt questioned 2nd-graders--using a hidden camera and microphone--about a new student who was to join their class: a boy with green skin.