In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I can only invite readers to write in their queries and I will do my best to answer, possibly by photostats from some better informed writers.
- The first bootleg fake books, photostat collections of Tune-Dex cards, were published in 1949.
- She sent photostats of it to young Jewish scholars who had loved her.
- Later, he dispensed with objects and photographs and concentrated on language itself, enlarging words and their dictionary definitions in black-and-white photostats.
- Moreover, this player lent Nicky his driving-licence, and Nicky enclosed a photostat of it to back up his story.
- The photostats are monochrome, of course, and the figures seem to float in a kind of brown twilight.
- It is a matter of speculation who it was that obtained the draft advice or a photostat of it.
- Exhibit 1, a photostat of these items, indicates that these are the items found in the garage.
- Trajectory series consists of collaged photostats onto which Unite has worked with a variety of media, predominantly charcoal.
- But for the front cover, the head of his Superman figure was replaced with an old Curt Swan photostat.
- He was in and out making photostats and checking details on a computer in another office for each party.
- At one point, a character in 2085 wants to look up a newspaper article from 1938; she calls the operator and has a photostat in her hands within a few minutes.
- The print on some of the photostat and carbon copy sheets has faded and these items are particularly flimsy.
- On receipt of this letter I wrote to Dr. Bhagavantham, enclosing a photostat copy of Mr. Shoji Hattori's letter.
- He caught a glimpse of the heading on the photostat in her hand, still moist from the wall-receiver: Ministry of Population.
- The block which housed office equipment, photostat and fax machine, typewriters, a book depositor which stored text-books and stationery, furniture, science kit and other valuable equipment was burned to the ground.
- It was certainly not a typewriter, let alone a photostat machine.
- What appeared to be the ink drum of a broken photostat machine rolled across the floor and glass crunched underfoot as Sizani and his entourage stepped over pieces of overhead projectors.
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