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  List of fictional pigs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hen-Wen (the fortune-telling pig) in the Chronicles of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander
Pig is the eponymous subject of a poem by Roald Dahl.
The pigs and swine of the "Birds of a feather" nursery rhyme
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 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> pig   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The pig is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar.
Pigs are commonly associated with greed ("as greedy as a pig"), obesity, gluttony ("to pig out") and sloth ("a lazy pig").
Pigs are also associated with dirtiness ("this room is a pigsty"); the latter probably comes from their habit of wallowing in mud.
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 EZGeography - Pig   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Pigs are one of the most intelligent animals, and some are kept as pets.
Pigs are omnivores, making them easy to raise: on a small farm or in a large household they can be fed kitchen scraps as part or all of their diet.
Pigs have an excellent sense of smell, in many European countries they are used in the hunting of truffles as they are said to smell like the genitalia of a boar.
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Pigs are one of the most intelligent mammals, and some, such as the Asian pot-bellied pig, are kept as pets.
But the wider cultural assumption that pigs are 'unclean' ("rijis") and offensive animals to depict in visual art and sculpture, appears to be a widespread folk myth with no foundation in Koranic scripture.
Pigs being fed human remains or pigs eating humans has appeared recently in popular fiction, such as the films The Deer Hunter, Snatch, Hannibal (although these are boars), and the TV show Millennium.
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 Pig - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Pigs were brought to southeastern North America from Europe by De Soto and other early Spanish explorers, where escapees became feral and became freely used by Native Americans as food.
Pigs (or swine) that are allowed to forage may be watched by swineherds.
Pigs are among the few mammals not to have sweat glands.
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Pigs are commonly associated with Greed (emotion) greed ("as greedy as a pig"), obesity, gluttony ("to pig out") and sloth ("a lazy pig").
But the wider cultural assumption that pigs are "unclean animals unclean" ("rijis") and offensive animals to depict in visual art and sculpture, appears to be a widespread folk myth with no foundation in Koranic scripture.
The former was reissued as ''Pig and Sow'' in 1999.
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Pigs were brought to southeastern North America North America from Europe Europe by De Soto De Soto and other early Spanish Spanish explorers, where escapees became feral and became freely used by Native Americans Native Americans as food.
Pigs, like human humans, are omnivore omnivores, making them easy to raise: on a small farm or in a large household they can be fed kitchen scraps as part or all of their diet.
The "pig" is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar Chinese calendar.
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Pigs are commonly associated with greed ("as greedy as a pig") and with dirt; the latter probably comes from their habit of wallowing in mud.
In American English, the term 'pig' is a derogatory slang term for a police officer.
Identifying with the lead character in the Oscar-winning Tsotsi, Nelson Mandela proved to be a masterful storyteller, expounding on his exploits as a pig thief.
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 Pig : search word
Meat from pigs is called pork in general and ham, bacon or bologna when it has been part-preserved by brine or some other processing.
The American pig-raising industry calls pork a white meat, as opposed to beef; "white meat" (such as poultry) is often considered healthier than "red meat." Both Islam and Orthodox Judaism forbid the eating of pork in any form, considering it to be an unclean animal: no form of pig meat can be kosher or halal.
---- Pig is also the name of an industrial music artist, P.I.G. is an acronym for Pipeline Inspection Gauge A pig is also a bullet shaped polyurethane plug that is forced through pipelines to clean them.
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 Archive of fictional things
This is a (theoretically) all-encompassing list of fictional things created in the media.
List of gay, lesbian, or bisexual figures in fiction and myth
List of television shows set in Washington, D.C. See also: Lists of television shows by city setting; and List of movies for a list of movies set in specific locations.
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 Fictional character - Psychology Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The opposite of a fictional character is a nonfictional character.
A prominent example of this approach is Being John Malkovich, in which the actor John Malkovitch plays the actor John Malkovitch (though the real actor and the character have different middle names).
Some fictional characters are so famous that they can be referenced easily outside of the work from which they came, often because they have come to symbolize some archetype or ideal.
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List of famous gay, lesbian or bisexual people
List of famous people who died in road accidents
In a household, clothes hangers are the single one item that you own the most of, yet no one can name even one brand?
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 Fictional character - Gurupedia
cinema (except for animation and CGI movies), fictional characters are performed by actors, dancers andsingers.
In animations and puppetry, they are voiced by voice actors, though there have been several examples, particularly, in machinima, where characters are voiced by
Shakespearean character who does not recognize the only one of three daughters who love him; he is undone by his blindness to her, Cordelia's, love)
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Nicole, a destructive, mentally ill woman in Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is often seen as a fictionalized version of Fitzgerald's wife Zelda.
Some fictional characters are so famous that they can be references easily outside of the work from which they came, often because they have come to symbolize some archetype or ideal.
A fictional character is any person who appears in...
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 Pig - Psychology Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Image:Pigs.jpg Several different words in English identify different types of pigs:
A number of schools (elementary, middle, and high schools) and universities have adopted pig or pig-ralated mascots.
This is ironic, as pigs don't have sweat glands.
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 List of fictional pigs - Gurupedia
Hen-Wen (the fortune-telling pig) in the Chronicles of Prydain by
Babe in Babe and Babe: Pig in the City, both directed by
"Pigs on the Wing" and "Pigs (Three Different Ones)" (only metaphorically pigs) in
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Full list of gang names in each state of the US This list of notable war heroes are outstanding examples of men of honorable service as chosen by their chain of command and their comrades in arms
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 ipedia.com: Fictional character Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In various forms of theatre, performance arts and cinema (except for animation and CGI movies), fictional characters are performed by actors, dancers andsingers.
5.9 Lists of fictional characters in specific works or series
King Lear (Shakespeareanan character who does not recognize the only one of three daughters who love him; he is undone by his blindness to her, Cordelia's, love)
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 Search Tuna Report for bay of pigs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Bay of Pigs incident is generally considered the most humiliating episode in the presidency of John Kennedy, who had approved the invasion.
The Bay Of Pigs Spanish: Bahía De Los Cochinos Is A Bay On The Southern Coast Of Cuba....
The Bay Of Pigs Invasion, Carried Out In April 1961, Was Organized By The CIA And Was Intended To Lead To The Overthrow Of Castro, Whose Communist Government Just 90 Miles From The Florida Coast Was Seen As A Beachhead For Soviet Influence In The Western Hemisphere....
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 Electronic Zoo / NetVet - Pig Page
Leptospirosis Eradication in Grower Pigs in New Zealand
US Pig Gene Mapping (Iowa State University - NAGRP)
Managing Pig Health and the Treatment of Disease
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