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Box Of Frogs

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Box Of Frogs were welcomed with widespread excitement in the UK press on their arrival in the early 80s by dint of their collective heritage. Jim McCarty (b. 25 July ...

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Box Of Frogs

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 243 words.

Box Of Frogs were welcomed with widespread excitement in the UK press on their arrival in the early 80s by

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Box Of Frogs

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Box Of Frogs were welcomed with widespread excitement in the UK press on their arrival in the early 80s by dint of their collective heritage. Jim McCarty (b. 25 July ...

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As mad as a box of frogs

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 71 words.

Completely deranged or unhinged, or utterly furious. The expression seems to have arisen towards the end of the 20th century,

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Frogs in Glass Boxes: Responses of Zoos to Global Amphibian Extinctions

Joseph R. Mendelson III.

in The Ark and Beyond

February 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 4416 words.

As modern zoos were evolving to substantiate their claims to be leading conservation organizations in the late twentieth century, amphibians were succumbing to conservation challenges of...

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Molecular Confirmation of Frogs (Anura) as Hosts of Corethrellidae (Diptera) in the Southeastern United States

Jeremy V Camp and William S Irby.

in Journal of Insect Science

P ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 2717 words.

Abstract

Flies in the family Corethrellidae Edwards 1932 (Diptera) are known to be attracted to the mating calls of male frogs. For the first time, the hosts...

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Ouchard

Jaak Liivoja-Lorius.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 373 words.

French family of bowmakers. Emile François Ouchard (1872–1951) was apprenticed to Eugene Cuniot-Hury from 1884; after 1912 he continued running this shop with his master’s widow, assuming...

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The Interpreter of National Maladies

J. Gerald Kennedy.

in Strange Nation

June 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 14278 words.

Though Poe persisted in favoring the “foreign subject,” two-thirds of his later tales portrayed American incidents after “The Gold-Bug,” thus delivering a subtle critique of American...

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Martha Schwartz

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(1950– ).

American land-scape-architect. She worked (1976–82) with Sasaki and then (1984–90) with Walker. Among her designs the Bagel Garden (with shellac-painted bagels, pebbles,...

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Chiastic law in the crystal ball: exploring legal formalism and its alternative futures

Justin Desautels-Stein.

in London Review of International Law

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 14729 words.

In recent work Martti Koskenniemi has elaborated a position I call ‘critical formalism’. In an effort to tease out critical formalism’s potentialities, I turn to Soren Kierkegaard’s story...

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Referential and Syntactic Processes: What Develops?

John C. Trueswell, Anna Papafragou and Youngon Choi.

in The Processing and Acquisition of Reference

March 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psycholinguistics. 18335 words.

People use language to communicate their perceptions and conceptions of the world, and underlying this communication is the linguistic system that interacts with the human perceptual and...

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Vaudeville, African Americans In

Donna M. DeBlasio.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1623 words.

A distinctly American form of entertainment, vaudeville had its origins in several sources. The most direct progenitor was the variety show performed in saloon music halls involving...

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