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Bu

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for Burma before it changed its name to Myanmar. This was the code used in international transactions to and from Burmese bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Burma. This was used as an international standard for shipping to Burma.

In both cases, the code is obsolete.
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Yes, but, Huck, ghosts don't travel around only at night.
But you know mighty well people don't go about that ha'nted house in the day nor the night.
It is true,'' replied Wamba, ``that I, being but an ass, am, nevertheless, honoured to hear the bells as well as your reverence's mule; notwithstanding, I did conceive that the charity of Mother Church and her servants might be said, with other charity, to begin at home.
Gurth darted at him a savage and revengeful scowl, and with a fierce, yet hesitating motion, laid his hand on the haft of his knife; but the interference of Prior Aymer, who pushed his mule betwixt his companion and the swineherd, prevented the meditated violence.
It 'ud do nothing but mischief, for it 'ud make Adam uneasy if he doesna feel the same to her.
Happen he knowsna as he wants t' see her; he knowsna as I put salt in's broth, but he'd miss it pretty quick if it warna there.
Yes, ma'am,' I'll say, 'Burning Daylight was a pretty good cuss, but it's better that he's gone.
He allowed the head-clerks to converse privately about affairs of delicacy, but he listened to their gossip.
He did not attempt to move, but stared obstinately at the flower.
No; but you married--only incidentally, of course--my father's fortune.
I was discontented, in fact, but that discontent has never betrayed itself, that I know of, and if, like a man of heart, I have spoken out before your majesty, I have not even thought of the matter, before anybody else.
I am no Khitai, but a Bhotiya [Tibetan], since you must know - a lama - or, say, a guru in your tongue.