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Space Available Mail: a special air service for sending parcels weighing up to 15 pounds (6.8 kilograms) to overseas members of the armed forces: only the regular parcel post rate to the U.S. port of shipment is charged.
- Compare PAL.
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The End of Gangs By Sam Quinones, Pacific-Standard Los Angeles gave America the modern street gang.The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Dec 29-Jan 4, 2014 | William Boot | January 4, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
On his eighth try, more than three decades after he went in, the parole board finally voted to release Sam.
Back when Sam went upstate, job searches required nothing more than a typewriter, some paper, and the classifieds.
Gunfire was exchanged and Sam, who was unarmed, was wounded.
“We would just as soon stay away from a group that will create controversy,” the Cubs general manager Sam Bernabe told the paper.
As long as may be necessary, Sam,” replied Mr. Pickwick, “you have my full permission to remain.
Sam sat opposite him in perfect silence, waiting, with eager curiosity, for the termination of the scene.
Sam buttoned the will carefully in a side pocket; intimating by a look meanwhile, that he did mean it, and very seriously too.
Sam,” said Mr. Pickwick, clearing his throat, “your father and I have been having some conversation about you.
John Tubbs was one day doing his sums, when little Sam Jones pushed against him; and down went the slate with a horrid clatter.The Nursery, July 1873, Vol. XIV. No. 1 | Various
British Dictionary definitions for sam (1 of 4)
sam hold of Northern English dialect to collect; gather up
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