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Chow

An obsolete Indian unit of weight approximately equivalent to 0.389 grams.
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Sitting in the gold-panelled drawing room of his Holmby Hills mansion in Los Angeles, Chow is open about the tremendous influence these events continue to have on his life, even into his seventies.
Before he was wealthy, Chow collected Mickey Mouse watches, doorknobs and Coca-Cola bottles (including one modified as a hash pipe).
Zimny introduced himself to them as a current Harvard Professor, and told the Chows that he had "high level connections with individuals in the development offices of a[bar] Ivy League colleges anda[bar]he could use his school connections to assist them in gaining admission to the top tier schools," the suit reads.
The court documents reveal that Zimny told the Chows that making high-level contributions to their schools of choice would raise their sons' chances of acceptance, but only if the money was contributed through IvyAdmit, as Ivy League schools often treat foreign students as "second class" and are naturally suspicious of "individuals or organizations that are unknown or untested to them.
As a pioneer in the field of econometrics and applied economics, as well as an astute observer of and participant in China's economic reform movement since 1978, Chow has a wealth of knowledge that he masterfully draws upon to interpret the Chinese economy.
Chow begins by emphasizing the importance of Chinese entrepreneurs in China's transformation.
Prudential's list of banned dogs is much like Allstate's, but doesn't include chow chows or boxers.
The CDC considers pit bulls, rottweilers, German shepherds, huskies, Alaskan malamutes, Doberman pinschers, chow chows, Great Danes, St.
The breeds that MetLife has identified as a high risk include American Staffordshire Terrier, chow chow, German shepherd, Doberman pinscher, Malamute, husky, pit bull, Rottweiler, dingo and "any other dog that has a previous bite history," Berstein said.
One of the chows escaped and could not be recaptured, according to animal-control officers, who said they also removed a malnourished rooster.
In tapping Chow to helm The Green Hornet, Sony Pictures Entertainment continues a long association with the star and director.
Commenting on the announcement, Tolmach said, "When Seth, Evan, and Neal said they wanted Stephen Chow to be part of The Green Hornet, it was a fantasy.