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Earl

A slang term sometimes used in finance and trading for oil. The term derives from the way the word "oil" is said to be pronounced in an American Southern accent.
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Earl the dog, legally freed Tuesday morning by a Lane County Circuit Court judge from his previous owner, will be placed in the home of a Eugene police officer who helped save the dog in April from a nearly fatal attack, authorities announced Tuesday afternoon.
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KEITH EARLS knows only too well that life happens when you're busy making plans.
MAKING HISTORY: Thomas Stanley, the first Earl of Derby in 1485 REMARKABLE: A portrait of Edward Smith Stanley, the 13th Earl of Derby who created his own menagerie in the 19th century License granted courtesy of the Rt Hon The Earl of Derby MAGNIFICENT: Knowsley Hall, ancestral home of the Earls of Derby NEVER MIND: Visitors remain cheerful despite finding themselves in the breakdown lane CHEEKY MONKEY: Stanley the baboon tries to steal some cake meant for all the monkeys REMEMBER WHEN: How the Liverpool ECHO reported the opening of Knowsley Safari Park BEST PALS: A charming 1974 snapshot of an elephant and a rhino who became friends at the Safari Park
The big news and talking point at this year's Business Travel Show at Olympia, and parallel Travel Technology Exhibition last week were not the shows themselves, but that they are both to relocate to Earls Court Two in 2007.
Earls may not be as common as Johns or Joes, but the name will start to gain in popularity as a result of the new NBC comedy series, "My Name is Earl", which has just started its first season in the UK on Channel 4.
Julian Earls, director of the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, has turned down an offer to become president of Alabama A&M University.
Three Percy Earls were killed in battle, two were executed and two murdered.