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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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From October 1 through November 30, unless otherwise noted, Historic Hotels of America invites you to join them as they Fall Back in Time, and book a great getaway.
One of the effects associated with perimenopause and menopause is increased incidence of waking up during the night and an inability to fall back to sleep, principally due to hot flashes," said Claudio N.
You've got to fall back, fall back,'' Malone yelled at Odom, who was bodying up Milwaukee Bucks forward Marcus Fizer on defense.
Water or ice erupting through the cracks may fall back down as snow, which blocks more sunlight than ice does.
People could fall back asleep much more easily after waking in the middle of the night.
Politicians must promote policies that keep America and its workforce as global leaders, not fall back to the failed notions of economic isolationism and protectionism," said Thomas Donohue, Chamber President and CEO.
Neanderthals would suddenly jolt awake, take a look around them, feel a little paranoid and check twice for goblins, make sure their leg wasn't being gnawed off by something, mumble ``ugga bugga'' to themselves, then fall back to sleep.
Previous studies have shown that certain plants acclimatize to the higher concentrations of the gas: Within 3 years, their photosynthetic rates fall back to those of control plants.
The current account of the balance of payments, which generated a surplus in 2003 for the first time in ten years, is likely to fall back into a small deficit this year because of an expected rebound in domestic demand.
And when you hit a snag, you don't have a foundation to fall back on to get back on track.
The cometary debris would also have taken longer to fall back onto Jupiter than gases ejected from the planet's own atmosphere.
The American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI), a not-for-profit association of professional safety & health educators, is continuing their commitment to first aid training by celebrating the second annual Fall Back on First Aid Day, Saturday, October 25, 2003.