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Farm

means food; so called because anciently the tenant was required to provide the landlord with food by way of rent. (Anglo-Saxon, fearme, food.) To farm taxes is the French affermer (to let …

The Animal

Director:Luke GreenfieldWriters:Tom Brady and Rob SchneiderColumbia Pictures; PG-13; 83 minutesRelease:6/01Cast:Rob Schneider, Colleen Haskell, John McGinley Given the chance, a good friend of…

Animal

To go the entire animal, a facetious euphuism for “To go the whole hog.” (See Hog.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Animal SpiritsAnima Mundi A B…

The Farming of the Bones

Author:Edwidge DanticatPublisher:Soho Press Edwidge Danticat possesses a gift for narrating excruciating scenes with a poetic economy. This talent makes the 1937 Haitian massacre a perfect bac…

Farm Income

(in millions of dollars) This table features the U.S. farm income from 1930 to 2007, including the major categories of crops, livestock, government pay…

Fee-farm-rent

is where an estate is granted, subject to a rent in fee of at least one-fourth its value. It is rent paid on lands let to farm, and not let in recompense of service at a greatly reduced val…

Christina Rossetti: A Farm Walk

A Farm WalkThe year stood at its equinox And bluff the North was blowing, A bleat of lambs came from the flocks, Green hardy things were growing; I met a maid with shining locks Where mi…

Christina Rossetti: A Farm Walk

A Farm WalkThe year stood at its equinox And bluff the North was blowing, A bleat of lambs came from the flocks, Green hardy things were growing; I met a maid with shining locks Where mi…

Animal Facts

Homework Center – Frequently Asked Questions Animals Where can I find out all about an animal or insect (e.g. polar bear, dragonfly, kangaroo, blue whale)? What do y…