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IMP

A currency code for the Isle of Man pound. It is pegged to the British pound at a one-to-one ratio; the two currencies circulate alongside each other. This code is not recognized by the ISO.
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Impish Lee is focused on maintaining a positive social impact by keeping the manufacturing of all product in the U.
God knows, how many abuses I must have hurled at the poor man and bottled them up inside," he says, the impish smile playing again.
He was followed by impish Patrick Troughton, action man Jon Pertwee, eccentric Tom Baker, cricket-loving Peter Davison, slightly unbalanced Colin Baker and lovable Sylvester McCoy.
He'd developed in impish fondness for the ukulele, which is brandished with exquisite abandon throughout the album.
The impish winger may have been voted the Sunday Mercury star man but he didn't create much of an impression with Alan Shearer, above.
Each item seemed to top the next: a box of Nigger Head golf tees (from the 1920s), a produce label from a crate of "Coon, Apricots" (1940s), an ashtray that depicts a black Mammy wailing in pain as her breast is caught in the gears of an old-style wringer washing machine (1953), a can of Nigger Hair smoking tobacco (1910), and a seemingly endless collection of spoons and other household items portraying impish black people--especially babies (known as pickaninnies and golliwogs)--being chased and eaten by alligators.
There are covers ranging from the impish (Gary Wright's Love Is Alive) to the profound (Bob Dylan's Make You Feel My Love.
Part carnival huckster, part freedom fighter, part impish rascal, he stood alone for many years when it was decidedly unfashionable to do so.
Rykwert also discussed the historical link between the completion of the world's highest building and the collapse of global economies, drawing impish parallels with the Chrysler Building in New York and the Great Depression, and Cesar Pelli's Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur with the current Asian economic crisis.
NEW YORK-Teletubbies, the impish characters in PBS' new television show of the same name, soon will appear on juvenile bedding, bath and beach products licensed through The itsy bitsy Entertainment Co.
Something very sweet is about to burst open, something impish is getting ready to kick things into a richer, livelier gear--like Dorothy and Toto just about to shift from black and white into Technicolor.