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am fuh ruh

  • n  an ancient jar with two handles and a narrow neck; used to hold oil or wine

  • The sisters' magpie instincts mean fixtures like a towering Snow White mirror (a family heirloom) and an authentic Roman amphora are one-of-a-kind.
  • The weird amphora shape of the balloon, with its twin handles, becomes part of the landscape.
  • Egyptian stone scarabs are displayed alongside Greek statues, Byzantine mosaics, Syrian oil lamps, French coins and Roman amphora jugs.
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  • Collateral Transformation: The Latest, Greatest Financial Weapon Of Mass Destruction
    Back in 2002 Warren Buffet famously proclaimed that derivatives were ‘financial weapons of mass destruction’ (FWMDs). Time has proven this view to be correct. As The Amphora Report's John Butler notes, it is difficult to imagine that the US housing and general global credit bubble of 2004-07 could have formed without the widespread use of collateralized debt obligations (CDOs) and various other ...
    June 28, 2013 - Zero Hedge

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