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Maria Ines Rivero

Maria Ines Rivero was 17 when she won an Elite modelling contest in her home country of Argentina. She went on to become an international model known for her glowing Latin looks. She has appeared on…

International Statistical Agencies

Source: U.S. State Department.Albania: Institute of Statistics www.instat.gov.al Algeria: Office National de Statistiques (Some English Content) www.ons.dz/English/indexag.htm Andorra: Departm…

Brewer's: Lady

A woman of wealth, of station, or of rank. Verstegan says, “It was anciently written Hleafdian [? hlæfdige], contracted first into Lafdy, and then into Lady. Laf or Hláf (lo…

Brewer's: Rider

An addition to a manuscript, like a codicil to a will; an additional clause tacked to a bill in parliament; so called because it over-rides the preceding matter when the two come into colli…

Brewer's: Alms

Gifts to the poor. Dr. Johnson says the word has no singular; whereas Todd says it has no plural. Like riches, it is wholly singular in construction, but is used both as a noun singular and…

200-meter Butterfly

200-meter Butterfly Find the Olympic gold-medal times for the women's 200-meter Butterfly swimming competition from 1968 to the present. Year Time 1968 Ada Kok, NED 2:24.7 OR1972 Karen Moe,…