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Ort

A Norwegian unit of weight approximately equivalent to a kilogram.
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At the same time, because he was on light duly and could not perform his maintenance job, Sergeant Marshall spent time volunteering at the Washington State Veteran's Home in Orting.
"Given that we generate even more waste than usual during a maj or sp orting tournament, I think the World Cup is a great time to remind people to do their bit."
from where Orting now is, and left the prairie covered with stone"
The hybrid poplar, designated 49-177, was produced by the Washington State University--University of Washington Hybrid Poplar Research Program from Populus trichocarpa (Orting, WA) and P.
As a climber of Mount Rainier, I can attest to its great size, and having been in such downstream towns as Orting, Ashford, and Sumner, I also hope that it will stay better behaved than its geological cousin 40 miles to the south.
It is also interesting to note that PERCEPTION (perception that underrep orting time is ethical) and superiors' requests, either explicit or implicit requests, (significant variables in the Lightner et al.
The town of Orting, northwest of the volcano, sits on deposits from both the Osceola and the Electron Mudflows.
As acculturation levels increase among Mexican American families, their members tend to (a) perceive settings outside the family in a more competitive or achievement-oriented manner, (b) exhibit more independent, assertive, and self-sufficient attitudes, and (c) participate more frequently in recreational and sp orting activities.
Increasingly they have become a part of what Christian Parenti calls "a growing stratum of 'surplus people' [who, because they are not] being efficiently used by the economy must instead be controlled and contained and, in a very limited way, rendered economically useful as raw material for a growing corrections complex." Thus the old "snake pit" mental institution is being replaced with yet another institution, the prison, where incarcerated "social wreckage" contributes to the GDP by supp orting thousands of persons associated with expanding and maintaining the prison industry.
The sharp distinction between factual discourse and stories that he makes becomes blurred or falters if we recognize that stories purp orting to deal with facts are always inextricably interwoven with poetical aspects, whether this is acknowledged or not by the factual story-teller, whereas fictitious stories, on the other hand, always have to make use of reality-based elements and similar dramatic structures appear in both, as White (1995 a,b) has pointed out.
It's an ordinary day in Orting, Washington, with neighborhood kids shooting hoops in driveways and tearing around on their bikes.
Her place supp orting Madder Rose has been taken by Dark Star and Heywire '62.