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A Thousand Acres

Director:Jocelyn MoorhouseWriter:Laura JonesDirector of Photography:Tak FujimotoEditor:Maryann BrandonMusic:Richard HartleyProduction Designer:Dan DavisProducers:Marc Abraham, Steve Golin, Lyn…

Thousand

Everyone knows that a dozen may be either twelve or thirteen, a score either twenty or twenty-one, a hundred either one hundred or one hundred and twenty, and a thousand either one thousand…

An Acre

The Question: Does an acre have to have a specific shape? In The Wall by Pink Floyd, the teacher says the area of an acre is a rectangle that is one furlong i…

Acre

A′cre The word “acre,” Old English, æcer, is akin to the Latin ager and German acker (a field). God's acreA cemetery or churchyard. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and …

Acres

A′cres A Bob Acres—i.e., a coward. From Sheridan's comedy called The Rivals. His courage always “oozed out at his fingers' ends.” Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fa…

A Thousand Clowns

By:Don Schlitz Director:Scott EllisCast:Joshua Park, Kristen Bell, Linda Purl, Jane Connell, John Christopher Jones, Tommy Hollis, Marshall Pailet, Jim Poulos, Tom Aldredge, John Dossett, Step…

The Dimensions of an Acre

The Question: We are trying to find feet measurement for an acre--not the square footage. Can you please help? The Answer: Because an acre is a measure of area, not length, it is defi…

God's Acre

A churchyard or cemetery. I like that ancient Saxon phrase, which calls The burial ground God's Acre. —Longfellow. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894God…

Pedlar's Acre

(Lambeth). According to tradition, a pedlar of this parish left a sum of money, on condition that his picture, with a dog, should be preserved for ever in glass in one of the church-windows…

Thousand Years as One Day

(A). (1 Peter iii. 8.) Precisely the same is said of Brahma. “A day of Brahma is as a thousand revolutions of the Yoogs, and his might extendeth also to a thousand more.” (Krees…