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  Lists of people by cause of death - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is an index of lists of people who died, by cause of death, in alphabetical order of cause.
List of professional cyclists who died during a race
Categories: Lists of people by cause of death
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lists_of_people_by_cause_of_death   (106 words)

  
 cars - Road safety
The field of road safety is concerned with reducing the numbers or the consequences of vehicle crashes, by developing and implementing management systems based in a multidisciplinary and holistic approach, with interrelated activities in a number of fields.
5% of pedestrians who are struck at 20 mph (32 km/h) are killed, 45% at 30 mph (48 km/h) and 85% at 40 mph (64 km/h) (Ashton and Mackay, 1979).
Road hazards and intersections are now usually marked several times, roughly five, twenty and sixty seconds in advance so that drivers are less likely to attempt violent maneuvers.
www.carluvers.com /cars/Road_safety   (719 words)

  
 Lists of people
List of people who lived to the age of 100
List of people known as the father or mother of something
List of people who died in aviation-related incidents
www.teachtime.com /en/wikipedia/l/li/lists_of_people.html   (292 words)

  
 Grammar & Punctuation. Fowler, H. W. 1908. The King's English
The man, who thinketh in his heart and hath the power straightway (very straightway) to go and do it, is not so common in any country.—Crockett.
Who, Fame assureth us, was just and wise!—B. The exclamation mark is a neat and concise sneer at the legal profession.
The road now struck into the heart of a mountain region, where woods, precipices, and ravines were mingled together in a sort of chaotic confusion, with here and there a green and sheltered valley, glittering like an island of verdure amidst the wild breakers of a troubled ocean!—Prescott.
www.bartleby.com /116/402.html   (8381 words)

  
 List of people who died in road accidents - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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This is a list of some notable people killed in road accidents.
Bridget Driscoll (1852–1896), one of the earliest recorded road accident victims
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_famous_people_who_died_in_road_accidents   (423 words)

  
 Jonah Goldberg's Goldberg File on National Review Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
As the playwright and poet Bertolt Brecht observed: In Communist countries, when the people were against the government, the government changed the people.
In short, you would have darn near frozen the economy at a time when it consumed wood, rather than race through the period as quickly as possible to the point where wood was no longer as vital.
In 1949, the percent of people starving in the world was 45%; today, it is 18%.
www.nationalreview.com /goldberg/goldberg081301b.shtml   (3064 words)

  
 Black Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
As a diplomat who accomplished the seemingly impossible by negotiating the 1949 armistice between one-year-old Israel and its Arab neighbors, Ralph Bunche demonstrated that there is more than one way to resolve an issue.
From early in his career, he was a militant critic of American society who established himself as one of the staunchest opponents of the gradualism and conciliation urged by the NAACP.
One of her most famous lines was delivered in response to a man who questioned her womanhood.
www.black-collegian.com /african/aaprofil.shtml   (4892 words)

  
 IRAQ THE MODEL
They kill innocents and they justify their doings by saying that Iraqis cooperate with the occupation while the truth is that these poor victims were people who loved and served their country by joining the IP to bring stability and peace to Iraq where coward terrorists established their stronghold.
People here are still afraid of a very small criminal group that is capable of everything and believe they’re the only ones who are right and who have honor while all the rest are cowards spies who should be killed without hesitation.
The people of the Philippines should look cautiously at this government and not put their trust in it, as it is isolating itself from the rest of the world, a world in which interests intermingle in a considerable manner that makes such attitude an irrational one.
iraqthemodel.blogspot.com /2004_07_01_iraqthemodel_archive.html   (12210 words)

  
 Medieval Sourcebook: Peter Abelard: Historia Calamitatum [Full Text]
When word of this was bruited about, those who had stayed away from the first lecture came eagerly, some to the second and more to the third, and all of them were eager to write down the glosses which I had begun on the first day, so as to have them from the very beginning.
Nor was it strange that they, who had done their utmost to hurt me, should grieve to see how all things worked together for my good, even though I was now, in the words of Jerome, afar from cities and the market place, from controversies and the crowded ways of men.
Certainly that Pharisee who spoke within himself of the Lord, saying: "This man, if He were a prophet, would have known who and what manner of woman this is that toucheth Him: for she is a sinner" (Luke vii.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/basis/abelard-histcal.html   (15686 words)

  
 Famous people who died in aviation accidents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Five people were killed in the collision, the pilot of the Cessna and a pilot and three passengers of the jet.
Seven of the 19 people aboard the helicopter died in the crash; the rest suffered broken spines, bones, or ruptured organs.
All 110 people on board were killed in the crash caused by a fire generated from oxygen generators lacking safety caps, which were being illegally transported aboard the plane.
www.celebratetoday.com /airceleb.html   (14547 words)

  
 Lawnmower Racing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
It tells the story of a man who hires an odd individual to cut his lawn for him.
As auto racing is a dangerous sport, there have been thousands of individuals who have been killed in racing crashes.
Since the 1940s, evolutionary scientists have rejected the view of race according to which a number of finite lists of essential (e.g., Platonic) characteristics could be used to determine a like number of races.
www.wwwtln.com /finance/112/lawnmower-racing.html   (787 words)

  
 Left I on the News
And of all the people who we would trust to assess the validity of any particular intelligence, the last would be Colin Powell, who said to the U.N. last year regarding various allegations against Iraq - "Ladies and gentlemen, these are not assertions.
What it comes down to is one group of people, who curiously tend to oppose "big government," insisting that government impose their morality (and I use that term loosely) on everyone.
Most of these people are just as opposed (in principle!) to co-habitation, abortion, birth control, and lots more; they just know that proposing a Constitutional amendment banning co-habitation, which makes as much sense as one banning gay marriage, is too much a minority position.
lefti.blogspot.com /2004_11_01_lefti_archive.html   (12168 words)

  
 The Corner on National Review Online
For a state with over 15 million people, 2 million now evacuated to shelters, and a bulk (somewhere around 8 million) being in that strip, I'd be worried about life before property loss.
She was a consumate professional and career woman who would not tolerate political correctness in or out of the kitchen.
A friend of mine who works in a typical office with a citizen who had just been naturalized decided to take an informal test of his American-born office mates to see who else could pass the test.
www.nationalreview.com /thecorner/04_08_08_corner-archive.asp   (10808 words)

  
 terror on the veld
The numbers are these: in the entire Mau-Mau emergency in Kenya in the 1950s, fewer than a dozen white farmers were killed (32 white civilians in total, fewer than those who died in road accidents in Nairobi in the same period).
I have no experience or knowledge of farming or farm murders, but looking at the problem from the outside, with my experience of living in South Africa and my observations of human nature, I do not doubt that the latter theory is right and that the attacks are essentially criminal.
Black people living around the white farmlands have been brought up with assorted facts and legends of the dispossession of their ancestors.
rhodesian.server101.com /terror_on_the_veld.htm   (2172 words)

  
 Gary Ramseyer's First Internet Gallery of Statistics Jokes
Thanks to Steve George of Amherst College who was told this by the late Julian Gibbs a chemist and former president of Amherst.
Two world famous statisticians and a not so famous statistician were slowly wandering on the ancient land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.
Kenn, who is a consulting statistician from San Antonio, Texas sent me a package of materials several years ago that were misplaced until recently.
www.ilstu.edu /~gcramsey/Gallery.html   (11526 words)

  
 Oh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title.
Her restless hands were quiet, and her worn-out a little upwards, and in them there was a contented smile.
Bet saw the mother, who thought religion beyond anything else, had just heard her take up with the ways of the religious; and yet her eyes smiled and inconsistency.
www.choam.info /title/oh/oh.html   (2426 words)

  
 Adventure Race   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The roots of adventure racing are deep and people debate the origin of the modern adventure race.
Some point to the two-day Karrimor International Mountain Marathon, first held in 1968 as the birth of modern adventure racing.
Thus an adventurer, from meaning one who takes part in some speculative course of action, came to mean one who lived by his wits and a person of no character.
www.wwwtln.com /finance/4/adventure-race.html   (810 words)

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