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  • n  conscientious attention to rules and details
  • n  uncompromising resolution

  • Italy's sports pages duly took note of other Muslim players who observe Ramadan with varying degrees of strictness, including Siena's Abdel Kader Ghezzal, an Algerian who scored .
  • Like the better known haiku, which they spawned, waka have a brevity and a strictness of topic and word-choice that demand economy of expression.
  • With her moraleven moralisticstrictness, Aquino can at times treat even her Cabinet colleagues with the kind of affectionate sternness she lavishes on her children.
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  • Citizens' Voice
    Robert's Rules provides for constructive and democratic meetings, to help, not hinder, the business of the assembly. Under no circumstances should 'undue strictness' be allowed to intimidate members... read more Key West Citizen 2014-04-14 05:20:04 yboss 110845 resurrection of christ 155332 110845 ‘Heartfelt Gift’ Easter was always my favorite holiday. The weather started warming up, flowers were blooming and the Easter Bunny was so much fun. But most importantly, it is a day to remember the resurrection of Christ. The Southern Illinoisan 2014-04-13 06:15:00 yboss 72850 jumpiness 155333 72850 Lusetich: Bubba may be different, but his success is no fluke Bubba Watson, with all his jumpiness, his odd mannerisms, his, well, idiosyncratic approach to playing golf, has won two green jackets in three years. Here's the kind of company he's keeping, the other men to have won twice at this cathedral within a three-year span: Ben Hogan, Sam Snead, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Nick Faldo, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. Fox Sports 2014-04-14 04:32:00 yboss 23317 charlatanism 155334 23317 Pseudo-mathematics and financial charlatanism ( American Mathematical Society ) 'Backtest overfitting' is a dubious yet common practice in finance.Its perils are dissected in 'Pseudo-Mathematics and FinancialCharlatanism: The Effects of Backtest Overfitting on Out-of-SamplePerformance,' to appear in the Notices of the American Mathematical Society. The authors write: 'We strongly suspect that ... backtestoverfitting is a large part of the ... EurekAlert! 2014-04-10 14:21:32 yboss 151334 wordier 155335 151334 Conway startup launches first TLD Tuesday The way people search the Internet is about to get a bit wordier. The dot-coms and dot-orgs that are so familiar will soon be joined by an abundance of other 'right of the dot' words. The Log Cabin Democrat 2014-04-12 23:52:43 yboss 103966 premiss 155336 103966 LEGO MINDSTORMS Build 4 Good Robo Challenge event report This past week, the Gadgeteer Kid and I had the opportunity to attend the “Build 4 Good” LEGO MINDSTORMS Robo Challenge at The EMP Museum here in Seattle. The premiss of the competition was to use MINDSTORMS to solve real problems or otherwise improve someone’s daily life. I have been playing with LEGO as far back as I Read More... The Gadgeteer 2014-04-14 14:15:52 yboss 137527 uncurbed 155337 137527 A much-needed thank you I find is necessary to respond to your uncalled for comments concerning two of our very trustworthy councilmen. Mr. Russ Humphrey and Mr. Dave Long seem to be the only two of our elected public officials who are even concerned with the uncurbed spending of the city council and its boards. Buffalo Bulletin 2014-04-08 06:04:14 yboss 112947 rough-textured 155338 112947 How to Observe the Moon: Tips to See 2014's First Lunar Eclipse By shining the light on the ball, preferably a rough-textured tennis ball, and viewing it from various angles, you can simulate the complete range of waxing and waning lunar phases.  Observing the region near and along the terminator will reveal a host of other fascinating lunar features.  And with the unaided eye, you can imagine one eye of the man on the moon" watching back;
    April 11, 2014 - via Yahoo! News

  • Christine Lagarde in Reuters
    Lagarde said the decision to help Greece was "a cocktail of indulgence and great strictness".
  • Mike Bryan in International Herald Tribune
    It's fair across the board,Mike Bryan said. "You don't want doping in tennis. It's good. I think we just got to get used to the strictness."
  • Steve Wozniak in Sydney Morning Herald
    What am I missing here?,wrote Wozniak, who created the Apple I and II computers. "Product secrecy is good for Apple and should be strictly enforced, but maybe 10% of niceness and 90% of strictness is OK too."

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