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uh nuh sooh ming

  • s  not arrogant or presuming
    unassuming to a fault, skeptical about the value of his work

  • In 1958, Momofuku Ando, an unassuming entrepreneur living in Osaka, created the instant noodleand a continent has been feasting on his invention ever since.
  • What I met was a very unassuming man who felt what he did was simply the right thing to do.
  • An unassuming lawyer, he was Germany's fifth richest individual and 94th on Forbes' list of the world's richest people, with a net worth estimated at nearly 7 billion ($9.
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  • Windy City import
    Lynn's Italian beef a sandwich work seeking out. Lynn's Chicago Foods is an unassuming establishment in Southwest Little Rock that has been serving many of Chicago's honored foods to Arkansas for over 17 years. The restaurant may not be visually stunning — the building is worn, the simple interior is far from gorgeous — but what she lacks in looks she more than makes up for in her dining options ...
    June 12, 2013 - Arkansas Times
  • The Other Critics: Pete Wells Deems Montmarte ‘Most Improved’; Joshua David Stein Praises ABC Cocina
    The effect was transformative.This week, Adam Platt awarded three stars to Alder , saying Wylie Dufresne's cooking "has a refreshingly seamless quality to it." He suggests ordering the clam chowder, fried quail, and root-beer pudding. Pearl & Ash , an "unassuming downtown restaurant that delivers more than it promises," received two stars from Platt. Meanwhile, Pete Wells revisited Montmarte ...
    June 12, 2013 - New York Magazine
  • Djokovic, or anyone else, no closer to solving Rafa riddle
    By Pritha Sarkar PARIS (Reuters) - An unassuming Swede and his hammerhead forehand is starting to gain mythical status at Roland Garros because in nine years Robin Soderling remains the only man to have beaten Rafa Nadal at the French Open. Over the seasons grand slam champions in the caliber of Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Lleyton Hewitt, Juan Martin del Potro and Carlos Moya ...
    June 7, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

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