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bus

(Encyclopedia) bus [Lat. omnibus =for all], large public conveyance. A horse-drawn urban omnibus was introduced in Paris in 1662 by Blaise Pascal and his associates, but it remained in operation for onl...

Get on the Bus

Director: Spike Lee Writer: Reggie Rock Bythewood Director of Photography: Elliot Davis Editor: Leander T. Sales Music: Terence Blanchard Production Designer:…

Emil Bus Mosbacher Biography

Emil “Bus” MosbacherAge: 75 skipper for two America's Cup winning yachts; defended the Cup successfully aboard the Weartherly, a 65-foot single masted sloop in 1962, winning t…

Brewer's: Walker's 'Bus

To go by Walker's 'bus, to walk. Similarly, “To go by the Marrowbone stage,” “To ride Shank's pony.” Source: Dictionary of Ph…

Brewer's: Bus

A contraction of Omnibus. Of course, Omnibi, as a plural, though sometimes used, is quite absurd. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894BusbyBurying…

The Supreme Court: Getting Searched on a Bus

Getting Searched on a BusThe Supreme CourtCollecting EvidenceSearching Your Car When You're Stopped for SpeedingUsing the Right Not to KnockFinding Marijuana with Thermal-Imagi…

omnibus

(Encyclopedia) omnibus: see bus .

North Olmsted

(Encyclopedia) North Olmsted ŏm´stĕd [key], city (1990 pop. 34,204), Cuyahoga co., NE Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland; inc. as a city 1951. It is mainly residential; the chief industry produces printed materi...

Abernathy, Ralph David

(Encyclopedia) Abernathy, Ralph David ăb´ərnăth˝ē [key], 1926–90, American civil-rights leader, b. Linden, Ala. A Baptist minister, he helped Martin Luther King , Jr., organize the Montgomery b...