viernes, 6 de diciembre de 2013
We have to decide what to cut from the longer serialized version to make for a more streamlined novel version.
"It was first printed in newspapers in serial form and it was read by millions."
Stafford County Sun
"An idea was proposed last semester to publish a serialized novel yn the Papyrus"
Greenville Collega Papyrus.
miércoles, 20 de noviembre de 2013
We paid for the car in monthly installments over two years.
Cambridge Dictionary Online.
"Flood insurance premiums cannot be paid in monthly installments like automobile and health care coverage can."
"Homeowners who want to pay their property tax in installments next year are being told they must confirm that within the next few weeks."
"City council is also allowing for the tax liability due in 2013 to be paid in four installments in 2014-15. Payments are due April 1, 2014,"
martes, 12 de noviembre de 2013
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Do not worry. The police will stand guard over the door.
"The Old Guard guarded the tomb every minutw of every day since April 6, 1948. Today will be no exception."
"Tomb of the Unknown soldiers stand guard during Hurricane Sandy"
"Spc. Brett Hyde, Tomb Sentinel, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), keeps guard over the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier."
"A former Marine and father of two decided to help ease his daughter's fears after the tragic school shooting in Connecticut late last week by standing guard outside her west Nashville school."
News 2 ABC.
lunes, 28 de octubre de 2013
"Call letters: the call sign of an American or Canadian radio station, especially that of a commercial broadcasting."
"Call sign: a combination of letters and numbers that is used to identify someone or something in a radio broadcast."
Merriam Webster Dictionary.
KCOY is Sunny Radio call sign.
"The only thing the club is waiting for “is to see if the Coast Guard will give up one or two of their call signs that we’re considering for the radio station,” Huotari said."
Your West Valley.
"When WXDU first went live on the FM dial in 1983, it wasn't the first Duke University radio station. The school had been broadcasting under various call letters and frequencies as early as 1950."
jueves, 24 de octubre de 2013
OK, this seems to be an area of disagreement, so let's put it to the ballot.
Cambridge Dictionary Online.
They needed to decide if they were going on strike, so they held a ballot.
Putting an issue on the ballot: procedures for Statewide Ballot issues.
"The city council voted 5-4 late on Monday to put on the ballot the "Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Ordinance," which contains few of the standard abortion exceptions seen in many states."
"Should we put our issue on the ballot?"
Ohio Citizen Action.
miércoles, 16 de octubre de 2013
He is going to cast a blank ballot.
"French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Tuesday said she would cast a blank ballot in Sunday's presidential runoff, delivering a stinging rebuke to both President Nicolas Sarkozy and Socialist challenger François Hollande, who have courted her supporters ahead of the vote."
BBC News Europe.
"Voting is obligatory in Costa Rica but Ticos reserve the right to cast a blank ballot."
miércoles, 9 de octubre de 2013
He was killed with a sharp weapon.
"Mr. Lakshmanan, who went to the house of the suspects in plain clothes, suffered severe injuries when he was suddenly pulled inside and attacked with sharp weapons during the operation"
"The autopsy reports suggest that the man was attacked with a sharp weapon,"
viernes, 4 de octubre de 2013
In the eighties there was no cable TV in Venezuela. People watched terrestrial/broadcast/over-the-air TV and there were just four channels: Radio Caracas Televisón, Venevisión, Televisora Nacional Canal Cinco and Venezolana de Televisión.
On the Radio:
From the Radio Show Remember the Eighties.
"The drop in the popularity of boxing can be linked to its disappearance from terrestrial television in the early 1980s.
New York Daily News.
"Cable is predicted to experience an annual global growth rate of around 3% between now and 2015, and reach a total of 573 million households. But internet TV will experience a growth rate of 24% over the next five years and reach 109 million homes, and digital terrestrial TV grow by 18% to reach 211 million households.
Radio en Señal Abierta:
Terrestial Radio, broadcast radio, over-the-air radio.
Terrestial radio is better that satellite radio.
"I'm not here to offer a hard-hitting analysis of terrestrial radio consolidation, the shift toward the Internet and the relative value of indie-pop formats versus classical music. I'd just like to offer one memory of listening to KUSF as a testimony to the power of terrestrial radio and a means of meditating upon what might change as new forms of reaching listeners take over."Los Angeles Times.
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