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Pottle

A unit of liquid volume equivalent to half of one gallon.
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In 1988, after working for Pottle's Transportation for 9 years, the younger Pottle purchased the truckload motor carrier company from his father.
Firstly, The Arrival, when Rev Pottle dies, a new female vicar Geraldine Granger, arrives in Dibley and is greeted with mixed response; secondly, The Easter Bunny, where hilarity ensues when Geraldine convinces her parishioners to each give up something for Lent.
Pottle explained that when the IRSSA was signed in 2007, the Nunatsiavut government approached the federal government twice to lobby for the inclusion of the five residential schools that operated in the province.
WHEEL DELIGHT: Biking enthusiasts Richard and Louise Davies with NatWest's relationship director Ian Pottle outside their "Alpine-style" lodge for mountain bikers
Pottle falls one day and suffers an injury, the community and especially the children come to his aid.
Printing firm Snowdonia Press was established by Patrick Pottle.
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.
For contemporary examples, Warren reaches back into "The Reading of Modern Poetry," to repeat his attack on Max Eastman and Frederick Pottle.
Having replaced the Reverend Pottle, the 102-year-old vicar, the new woman at the vicarage invites everyone to call her Gerry.
Trenton, NJ 08638; Joshua Pottle, 3294-2000, F-Unit, 3000 South Grande Blvd.
Key Personnel: Mike Pottle, marketing representative
In the early 1950s Pottle contacted the state forest service to help him develop a management plan.