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The cat (Felis catus), also known as the domestic cat or housecat[5] to distinguish it from other felines and felids, is a small furry domesticated carnivorous mammal that is valued by humans for its companionship and for its ability to hunt vermin and household pests. Cats have been associated with humans for at least 9,500 years,[6] and are currently the most popular pet in the world.[7] Owing to their close association with humans, cats are now found almost everywhere on earth.


Cats are similar in anatomy to the other felids, with strong, flexible bodies, quick reflexes, sharp retractable claws, and teeth adapted to killing small prey. As nocturnal predators, cats use their acute hearing and ability to see in near darkness to locate prey. Not only can cats hear sounds too faint for human ears, they can also hear sounds higher in frequency than humans can perceive. This is because the usual prey of cats (particularly rodents such as mice) make high frequency noises, so the hearing of the cat has evolved to pinpoint these faint high-pitched sounds. Cats rely more on smell than taste, and have a much better sense of smell than humans.


Despite being solitary hunters, cats are a social species and use a variety of vocalizations, pheromones and types of body language for communication. These include meowing, purring, trilling, hissing, growling, and grunting.[8]


Cats have a rapid breeding rate. Under controlled breeding, they can be bred and shown as registered pedigree pets, a hobby known as cat fancy. Failure to control the breeding of pet cats by spaying and neutering and the abandonment of former household pets has resulted in large numbers of feral cats worldwide, with a population of up to 60 million of these animals in the United States alone.[9]


As The New York Times wrote in 2007, "Until recently the cat was commonly believed to have been domesticated in ancient Egypt, where it was a cult animal",[10] but a study that year revealed that the lines of descent of all house cats probably run through as few as five self-domesticating African Wildcats (Felis silvestris lybica) c. 8000 BC, in the Near East.[4] The earliest direct evidence of cat domestication is a kitten that was buried alongside a human 9,500 years ago in Cyprus.[11]


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Dishwashing liquid (BrE: washing-up liquid), also known as dishwashing soap and dish soap, is a detergent used to assist in dishwashing. It is usually a highly-foaming mixture of surfactants with low skin irritation, and is primarily used for hand washing of glasses, plates, cutlery, and cooking utensils in a sink or bowl.


The reduced surface tension of dishwashing water, and increasing solubility of modern surfactant mixtures, allows the water to run off the dishes in a dish rack very quickly. However, most people also rinse the dishes with pure water to make sure to get rid of any soap residue that could affect the taste of the food.[1]


Notable brands of dishwashing liquid include Fairy Liquid, which is the bestselling brand in the United Kingdom, Dawn, which is the leading brand in the United States, and Joy.

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Isla Contadora (or Contadora Island in English) is a Panamanian island on the Pearl Islands archipielago (Spanish: Archipielago de las Perlas) in the Gulf of Panama. A popular tourist destination, Contadora has a small regional/domestic airport (IATA code: OTD), and has regular flights to and from Panama City and the rest of the islands in the archipielago.

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Contadora was the island where the Spanish would count the pearls that were harvested from the other islands in the archipielago, hence the name of the island. Contadora in Spanish means Accountant. The islands produced pearls of many colors and sizes, and during the many years when pearls were harvested from the waters around the islands, the natives would converge to Contadora to count their pearls and sell them to the Spaniards. Early last century there was an underwater epidemic which killed most of the pearl oysters, reducing the production of pearls to a dribble.


The Contadora Peace Accords, which laid the foundation for peace in Central America, were negotiated in this island during the 1980s. Hence the Contadora Group owes their name from the island's name.

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Moleskine is a brand of notebooks, planners, diaries, sketchbooks and albums manufactured by Moleskine Srl, an Italian company based in Milan. Moleskine notebooks are typically bound in coated paper cardboard, with an elastic band to hold the notebook closed, a sewn spine that allows it to lie flat when opened, cream colour paper, rounded corners, a ribbon bookmark, an expandable pocket inside the rear cover, packed in a paper banderole.

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Winnipeg experiences a humid continental climate (Köppen Dfb)[citation needed] with great seasonal temperature differences. According to Environment Canada, Winnipeg is the coldest city in the world with a population of over 600,000 based on the average night-time temperature during December, January and February, inclusive.[43] It is for this reason that the nickname "Winterpeg" is sometimes humorously applied to this city.[44] Winnipeg is ranked as Canada's second sunniest city year-round,[45] second for clearest skies year-round, and second for sunniest city in Canada in spring and winter.[45]


Winnipeg's average high during the summer months (May to September) is 22.4 °C (72.3 °F) and the average low is 9.3 °C (48.7 °F). On occasion Winnipeg can get summertime humidity; nearby Carman reached 57 with the humidex, breaking Canada's old humidex record, in 2007.[46] The highest temperature ever recorded in Winnipeg was 42.2 °C (108 °F) on July 11, 1936.[47]


Winters in Winnipeg are usually dry, and the windchill effect is often a factor. The average high during the winter (November to March) is −6.6 °C (20 °F) and the average low is −16.2 °C (3 °F). The coldest temperature recorded in Winnipeg was −47.8 °C (−54.0 °F) on December 24, 1879.[48]

A Winnipeg street after two large snowstorms


Winnipeg's spring and autumn tend to be contracted seasons, each averaging a little over six weeks. In general, the weather during these seasons is highly variable; temperatures in Winnipeg in April have ranged from −26.3 °C (−15.3 °F) to 34.3 °C (93.7 °F),[49] and in October from −20.6 °C (−5.1 °F) to 30.5 °C (86.9 °F). Late heat waves and Indian summers are a regular feature of the climate, as are spring or autumn snowfalls.


Winnipeg is known as a windy city;[50] however, Regina, Hamilton and St. John's are windier.[51] Although tornadoes are not common near Winnipeg, a Fujita scale F5 tornado struck Elie (just 40 km (25 miles) west of Winnipeg) in 2007; this was the strongest tornado ever recorded in Canada.[52] Winnipeg is also prone to flooding in the spring, with the Red River suffering major floods in 1826, 1852, 1861, 1916, 1950, 1966, 1974, 1979, 1996, 1997 and 2009.[53] These major floods led to the 1968 construction and subsequent expansion of the Red River Floodway, designed to protect Winnipeg from floods.[54]

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68th Street – Hunter College is a local station on the IRT Lexington Avenue Line of the New York City Subway, located at the intersection of Lexington Avenue and 68th Street on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. It is served by the 6 train at all times, the <6> during weekdays in peak direction, and the 4 during late night hours.

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Sharpie is a brand of disposable writing utensils manufactured by Sanford (a Newell Rubbermaid company) and sold in Canada, New Zealand, Australia, the United States and parts of Europe. Originally a name designating a single permanent marker, the Sharpie brand has been widely expanded and can now be found on a variety of previously unrelated permanent and non-permanent pens and markers formerly marketed under other brands.



The original Sharpie marker was introduced in 1964[1] as a fine point all-surface black pigment ink permanent marking pen.[2] Today, traditional permanent Sharpies are sold in seven varieties, according to the shape and size of their tip(s), ranging from "Ultra Fine" to "Magnum". They also come in over 40 ink colors, along with a single variety in metallic silver for marking on dark surfaces. Metallic gold and copper versions were introduced as well, but these have been discontinued due to problems with the ink formula.


In 2004, Sanford released a new line of Sharpies that have a button activated retractable tip rather than a cap. Sharpie Paint markers were also introduced. In 2005, the company's popular Accent highlighter brand was repositioned under the Sharpie brand name. A new version of Sharpie called Sharpie Mini was launched, which are markers half the size of a normal Sharpie and feature a clip to attach the Sharpie to a keychain or lanyard. As of 2002, 200 million Sharpies had been sold worldwide.

Standard Color Set Sharpie 8-pk.



Sharpie sponsored the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sharpie 500, a popular night-time race at Bristol Motor Speedway, from 2001 through 2009.[2] For the 2010 season, Newell Rubbermaid switched the sponsorship for this race to its Irwin Tools brand. Sharpie sponsored the Nationwide Series Sharpie Mini 300 race from 2004 to 2008. Prior to 2006, they sponsored Kurt Busch, who was the 2004 Sprint Cup champion. Sharpie also sponsored Jamie McMurray in the 2006 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and in the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.


In recent years, Sharpie commercials have followed the slogan "Write Out Loud". These advertisements depict people using Sharpies in bad situations, such as using the marker to touch up a car and a college woman highlighting words in a book to notify a male student that his fly was open. Also, a middle aged woman trying to think of what to write for her resignation letter, writes "I QUIT" with a red Sharpie. Los Angeles Galaxy football (soccer) star David Beckham is sponsored by Sharpie and appears in a commercial signing autographs with a Sharpie and trying to steal them.[3]

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Chris Noffke (born 6 January 1988) is an Australian long jumper.


He was born in Ipswich. He Attended St Peter's Lutheran College, Brisbane, Queensland.


He finished fourth at the 2004 World Junior Championships and won the gold medal at the 2005 World Youth Championships. He also competed at the 2006 World Junior Championships and the 2007 World Championships without reaching the final round.[1]


His personal best jump is 8.33 metres, achieved in March 2010 in Perth.[1]

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Vulpes is a genus of the Canidae family. Its members are referred to as 'true foxes', although there are species in other genera whose common names include the word 'fox'.


True foxes are distinguished from members of the Canis genus, such as wolves, coyotes, and jackals, by their smaller size and flatter skulls. They have black triangular markings between the eyes and nose, and the tip of the tail is often a different colour from the rest of the pelt.[2]

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* Bengal Fox, Vulpes bengalensis

* Blanford's Fox, Vulpes cana

* Cape Fox, Vulpes chama

* Corsac Fox, Vulpes corsac

* Fennec Fox, Vulpes zerda

* Kit Fox, Vulpes macrotis

* Pale Fox, Vulpes pallida

* Rüppell's Fox, Vulpes rueppellii

* Red Fox, Vulpes vulpes


* Domesticated Silver Fox, Vulpes vulpes ?


* Swift Fox, Vulpes velox

* Tibetan Sand Fox, Vulpes ferrilata


The Arctic Fox is sometimes included in this genus as Vulpes lagopus based on the definitive mammal taxonomy list, as well as genetic evidence.[1][3]. However, it is more often assigned its own genus, Alopex.

Red Fox in Sussex.

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* †Vulpes riffautae - Late Miocene

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The River Raisin is a river in southeastern Michigan, United States that flows through glacial sediments into Lake Erie. The area today is an agricultural and industrial center of Michigan. The river flows for almost 150 miles draining an area of 1,072 square miles in the Michigan counties of Lenawee, Monroe, Washtenaw, Jackson, Hillsdale, and also a portion of Fulton County, Ohio.[1] It was named La Riviere aux Raisin by French settlers because of the wild grapes growing along its banks, since the French word for grape is raisin.[2]

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Dave Douglas

Birth name David Allen Douglas

Also known as Dave

Born August 19, 1979 (1979-08-19) (age 31)

Origin United States U.S.

Occupations Lead vocalist and guitarist for the band Attack Cat; former drummer and backing vocalist for the Christian rock band Relient K, musician

Instruments drums, guitar, bass, vocals

Years active 2000–present

Associated acts Relient K (2000-2007)

Ace Troubleshooter (2001)

Agnes (2005-Present)

Gypsy Parade (2006-2008)

Attack Cat (2008-Present)

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The heterokonts or stramenopiles are a major line of eukaryotes[1] currently containing more than 100,000 known species, most of them diatoms.[2] Most are algae, ranging from the giant multicellular kelp to the unicellular diatoms, which are a primary component of plankton. Other notable members of the Stramenopila include the (generally parasitic) oomycetes, including Phytophthora of Irish potato famine infamy and Pythium which causes seed rot and damping off.


The name heterokonts refers to the motile life cycle stage, in which the flagellate cells possess two different shaped flagella.


Heterokont algae are chromists with chloroplasts surrounded by four membranes, which are counted from the outermost to the innermost membrane. The first membrane is continuous with the host's chloroplast endoplasmic reticulum, or cER. The second membrane presents a barrier between the lumen of the endoplasmic reticulum and the primary endosymbiont or chloroplast, which represents the next two membranes, within which the thylakoid membranes are found. This arrangement of membranes suggest that heterokont chloroplasts were obtained from the reduction of a symbiotic red algal eukaryote, which had arisen by evolutionary divergence from the monophyletic primary endosymbiotic ancestor that is thought to have given rise to all eukaryotic photoautotrophs. The chloroplasts characteristically contain chlorophyll a and chlorophyll c, and usually the accessory pigment fucoxanthin, giving them a golden-brown or brownish-green color.


Most basal heterokonts are colorless. This suggests that they diverged before acquisition of chloroplasts within the group. However, fucoxanthin-containing chloroplasts are also found among the haptophytes. These two groups may have a common ancestry, and possibly also a common phylogenetic history with cryptomonads. This may be interpreted as suggesting that the ancestral heterokont was an alga, and all colorless groups arose through loss of the secondary endosymbiont and its chloroplast.

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"Party in the U.S.A." is a Billboard Hot 100 #2 hit song recorded by American recording artist Miley Cyrus. The song was written by Dr. Luke, Claude Kelly, and Jessica Cornish and produced by Dr. Luke. It was released on August 11, 2009, by Hollywood Records, as the lead single from Cyrus' first extended play The Time of Our Lives. The song was not originally written for Cyrus, though once it reached her, the songwriters adjusted the lyrics to fit Cyrus' persona. Not completely identifying with "Party in the U.S.A.", she chose it for The Time of Our Lives partially due to a need for tracks. The song's music merges elements found within R&B and pop music, while the lyrics reflect her relocating from Nashville, Tennessee to Hollywood, California.


"Party in the U.S.A." was a critical and commercial success, reaching the top ten of charts in eight countries. In the United States, the song peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Cyrus' best-charting single to date and sixth-best-selling digital single of 2009. It was also deemed one of the best-selling singles in the United States and Hollywood Records' fastest and best-selling single to date. The single was certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and quadruple platinum by the Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA).


The music video for "Party in the U.S.A.", directed by Chris Applebaum, pays tribute to the 1978 film Grease and Cyrus' parents' courting days. It occurs mainly at a drive-in theater and won the MuchMusic Video Award for Best International Artist Video at the 2010 award show. The song was performed live for Cyrus' first world tour, the 2009 Wonder World Tour. At the 2009 Teen Choice Awards, Cyrus' use of a pole during a performance of "Party in the U.S.A.", which some interpreted to be a dance pole, caused a media uproar. "Party in the U.S.A." has been covered by various artists.

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Roller hockey (quad) was one of three demonstration sports included in the official Olympic programme of the 1992 Summer Olympics, held in Barcelona. This sport's widespread popularity and the existence of top-level competitive teams in Catalonia (such as FC Barcelona and Reus Deportiu Hockey) prompted the Organizing Committee to suggest its inclusion in the Olympic programme.


The sport was held from July 26 to August 7, 1992 and it consisted of a single event for men and was contested in four venues in Catalonia: Vic, Sant Sadurní d'Anoia, Reus and Barcelona. A total of 12 nations entered a team, for a total of 120 players. The biggest contenders, Spain, Italy, Portugal and Argentina all finished in the first four places, with the Portuguese team (world champions from the 1991 Rink Hockey World Championship) failing to reach the podium and Argentina winning the final match against the Spanish hosts.


In a preliminary round, the teams were divided into two groups according to the results of the 1991 Rink Hockey World Championship, held in Portugal. Group A games were played at the Pavelló del Club Patí Vic, in Vic, while Group B games were played at the Pavelló de l'Ateneu de Sant Sadurní, in Sant Sadurní d'Anoia. The best three teams of each group advanced to the semi-finals, which were played as a six-team group stage, at the Pavelló d'Esports, in Reus. In the end, the top two teams played each other in the final and the third and fourth placed teams played each other in a bronze medal match, at the Palau Blaugrana.

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Alina Vladimirovna Jidkova (born January 18, 1980 in Moscow, Soviet Union), soubriquet Alinka, is a former Women's Tennis Association tennis player.


Jidkova's father, Vladimir, is an engineer; mother, Lina, is a school teacher; brother, Dmitriy, owns a construction business. Her most memorable tennis experience was playing Lindsay Davenport for the first time at the Australian Open and beating Serena Williams in 2004 in Linz. She has career victories over Serena Williams, Jelena Janković, Mary Pierce, Chanda Rubin, Samantha Stosur, Daniela Hantuchová, Amanda Coetzer, and many other big names in women's tennis.


Jidkova underwent knee surgery on 3 April 2001 for torn meniscus suffered during practice after Miami, returning to action in late April.


Jidkova resides in Boca Raton, Florida, U.S., and is married to entrepreneur Sascha Ghods. The two married on December 18, 2010, in a ceremony in Vienna, Austria.


She retired from professional tennis at the end of the 2010 season, and now coaches Kazakhstani player Galina Voskoboeva.

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Pages in category "Profanity"


The following 64 pages are in this category, out of 64 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).



* Arse

* Asshole

* Asswipe




* Bitch (insult)

* Bloody

* Bollocks

* Breeder (slang)

* Bugger

* Bullshit




* Cantonese profanity

* Cock tease

* Cocksucker

* ****




* Damnation

* Diu (Cantonese)




* Ergi

* Expletive

* Expletive infixation





* Faggot (slang)

* Feck

* Fleeting expletive



F cont.


* Four-letter word

* Frak (expletive)

* Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn

* Fuck

* List of films that most frequently use the word "fuck"

* Fuck off




* Gag name

* Git (slang)

* Les goddams

* Güey (vulgar)








* Leck mich im Arsch

* Leck mir den Arsch fein recht schön sauber




* Macedonian profanity

* Malakas

* Maledicta

* Maternal insult

* Minced oath

* Minced oaths in literature

* Motherfucker




* ******




* Pardon my French



P cont.


* Perkele

* Pissant

* Profanity

* Profanity in science fiction

* Pussy




* Mat (Russian profanity)




* Sacrebleu

* Sailor Mouth

* Seven dirty words

* Sexual slang

* Sexual slur

* Shit

* Slut

* Spastic

* Sri Lankan Tamil slang

* Swabian salute





* ****




* ******

* The Wieners Circle

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El Gòtic ('Gothic Quarter' in Catalan; Spanish: Barrio Gótico), also known as Barri Gòtic, is the centre of the old city of Barcelona. It stretches from La Rambla to Via Laietana, and from the Mediterranean seafront to Ronda de Sant Pere.


Despite several changes undergone in the 19th and early 20th century, many of the buildings date from Medieval times, some from as far back as the Roman settlement of Barcelona. Remains of the squared Roman Wall can be seen around Tapineria and Sots-Tinent Navarro to the north, Avinguda de la Catedral and Plaça Nova to the west and Carrer de la Palla to the south. El Call, the medieval Jewish quarter, is located within this area too.


The Barri Gòtic retains a labyrinthine street plan, with many small streets opening out into squares. Most of the quarter is closed to regular traffic although open to service vehicles and taxis.

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