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Fuss

A German unit of length. Its measure varied in different German-speaking areas, but generally was between 250 and 400 millimeters. It became obsolete with the adoption of the metric system in the 1870s.
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Bureau Chief for UPI from 1977-1991, Fuss hit the road covering national political conventions for the news service.
But with birthday 105 on the horizon, Fuss' family immediately thought of a line in the ubiquitous 1950s ballad "Young at Heart," which has been sung by Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, among others.
Using this magnetic featherboard is like the opposite of fuss. Its so simple to position, lock and unlock that it's a pleasure to use, so I use it more often--and get better cuts.
Three of out of five men compared to two out of five women would rather no one made a fuss, but three out of five women compared to almost one out of five men said they would be disappointed if no one actually made a fuss.
Sheila Fowler from Wirral Fuss said demand for the service, which runs out of St Luke's Church in Hoylake, has increased by more than 200% in the past 12 months.
Unlike children of the past who were expected to be seen and not heard, eight out of 10 youngsters don't hesitate to make a fuss when something isn't up to scratch.
What decent generous person would not fuss over a puppy.
STYLE BIBLE what's hot in the shops Casual Living - No Fuss Style for a Comfortable Home by Judith Wilson, pounds 19.99, Ryland, Peters & Small Here's a design guide that takes the stress out and puts laid-back style in.
"Home and the World," Adam Fuss's third solo exhibition at Cheim & Read, showed his most austere work yet.
The case concerns a fire ighter, Gunter Fuss, who until 4 January 2007 had worked an average of 54 hours per week, including 24-hour shifts made up of a period of active service and a stand-by period.
IN the Examiner's report about the great crested newts near the new Tesco site in Scissett (July 27), you report that the Tesco survey found no newts, but that the local council then did find evidence of them because, according to the Tesco spokeswoman, there was 'some fuss from local people.' Such 'fuss' obviously helped prompt the council to make sure that Tesco fulfilled their legal obligations.
As the super-hyped device makes its march across the world, Sky News takes time out to see whether it's worth the fuss.