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Origin of fig leaf
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A lot of us Republicans are having trouble getting the leaf blower started.
Where does this “Arab Tea Leaf” come from, according to the talking heads?Chinese Getting Hooked on the Middle East's Favorite Drug|Brendon Hong|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Grown in the jungle by the indigenous Kichwa, guayusa (gwhy-you-sa) is a sacred leaf used in ceremonial rituals.Bye Bye Latté, Hello Guayusa: Why The Amazon Holds the Secret to a Cleaner, Healthier Caffeine|Brandon Presser|August 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Obviously, I buy in bulk and I buy from a specialty gold leaf wholesaler on the West Coast.
Or is Rand co-opting them by merely using his newfound adviser as a fig leaf?Is Rand Paul a Secret Hawk? Or Maybe Not a Total Dove?|James Kirchick|May 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Frequently they are found in alveolar arrangement, retaining the original outline of the alveoli of the lung (Fig. 4, b).
Each is surrounded by a gelatinous capsule, which is its distinctive feature (Fig. 9).
The specific gravity is most conveniently estimated by means of the urinometer—Squibb's is preferable (Fig. 14).
Crystals of urea nitrate or oxalate (Fig. 19) will soon appear and can be recognized with the microscope.
Hydrogen sulphid is easily prepared in the simple apparatus shown in Fig. 30.