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Grass

A slang term for $10 in Hong Kong. Bowl and stripe are equivalent terms. See also: Hong Kong dollar.
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I Like the anthropomorphism of the South American Verbena brasiliensis, which "stutters" in Wild Grass on the Riverbank with a "strong accent," Ito's own strange relationship to language captures the experience of migrants whose lack of English has, in Angles's words, "condemned them to silence.
Roy Chan's essay "Dreaming as Representation: Wild Grass and Realism's Responsibility" reads Yecao not as a realist work of art, but as a text in an ethical and polemical relationship to realism.
The pond provides natural habitat and is surrounded by native Michigan plantings, including wild grass that does not require mowing.
The French-Italian film Wild Grass, directed by Alain Resnais, is a story about Marguerite, a successful dentist with a busy practice and an offbeat hobby - flying small airplanes.
Corn was first domesticated in Mexico nearly 9,000 years ago from a wild grass called teosinte," Dolores Piperno, co-author of the paper and curator of New World archaeology at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and emeritus staff scientist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, said.
The new store also features a number of biodiversity innovations, including a roof covered with wild grass, a 'living wall', nest boxes for bats and swifts--and even a bug box the size of a telephone booth I for hibernating insects.
The fire engulfed mainly uninhabited mountains of shrubs, wild grass and some stretches of Chinese pine trees.
Supply of 50 wild grass cutting machines with related parts.
Bamboo, a wild grass that grows in many parts of Africa, could help tackle climate change and provide income for local communities.
Microscopic particles trapped in the teeth contained residues of wild grass, beans, roots and tubers, as well as palm dates.