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Where does the word gargantuan derive?
'Gargantuan' is an adjective, and is used to describe something of extraordinary size and power. Substitutes for gargantuan include behemoth, colossal, elephantine, enormous, giant, gigantic, monster, stupendous and mammoth. Gargantuan is derived from a character by the name of 'Gargantua'. Gargantua is from a series of books...

Which relative did Charlie lift beside him to the factory contained by 'Charlie...
Charlie took his Grandpa Joe to the factory with him. Charlie's grandparents (Grandpa Joe, Grandma Josephine, Grandpa George and Grandma Georgina) all shared the same bed at home as a result of his kith and kin being so poor. Because...

Who are the Society of American Artists?
The Society of American Artists was formed in 1877. It was an American Artists group and be formed by artists who felt that the National Academy of Design was too conservative and did not meet their desires. Some of the gruops first members include painters such...

Who bring in up Status Quo?
The band started out with Francis Rossi and Alan Lancaster, who started a band call 'The Scorpions', which later changed to 'The Spectres'. They played their first gig at the Samuel Jones Sports Club in Dulwich, South London. In 1963, they found a drummer, John Coghlan, and the...

Who drew the black & white cover of Procol Harum's first album (1967)...
It's difficult to find info about the artist behind this beautiful sleeve. Maybe the best and solitary solution is to check in the album booklet, there it should say. Good luck!

Who is Gary Larson?
Born 14th August 1950, Gary Larson is a cartoonist and the creator of 'Far Side', a single-panel comic strip, which appeared in many newspaper until his retirement within 1995. Gary Larson was born and raised in Tacoma, Washington. His scholastic establishments include Curtis High School, and Washington State University, where...

Who is Joanne Harris?
Joanne Harris is a British author, born in 1964 to a French mother and an English father. She is the author of the book Chocolat, which reached number 1 in the London Sunday Times newspaper's bestseller schedule. The book was shortlisted for the 1999 Whitbread Novel of the Year Award....

Who is Jonathan Stroud?
Jonathan Stroud is the author of the bestselling 'Bartimaeus Trilogy'. He was born in 1970 in Bedford, England, and begin to write his stories at the age of seven. He completed his studies of English Literature at the University of York, and worked in London as an editor of Children's...

Who is Raymond Briggs?
Raymond Briggs, born January 18, 1934, is a British illustrator, cartoonist and author, and has achieved critical and popular success among adults and children. His best-known work is 'The Snowman' (1978), which be made into an Oscar-nominated animated cartoon that has been shown enormously year since on British television. Raymond...

Who is the author of the 'Wind contained by the Willows'?
The Wind in the Willows was written in 1908 by British author Kenneth Grahame, who be mainly a writer of fiction and fantasy for children. His books were equally enjoy, perhaps more, by adults. He is also the author of 'The Reluctant Dragon',...

Who wrote the song "Just one later dance"?
Sarah Connor a German pop star wrote the song Just One Last Dance. This song is basically termed as a pop / soul ballad. This song was perform be her along with her husband Marc Terenzi. Marc has a band name the Natural and in the video...

" How Do You Say Happy Valentines?"
I have to write a valentines day card in Spanish instead of English. The translation within Spanish for happy valentines is 'Valentines Feliz'. See here for reference translation

"A Little Psychology Is Worse Than None At All". Do You Agree With...
"A little psychology is worse than none at all". Do you agree with this statement? Yes i do agree with it because they say that "little education is dangerous". So in any field, if you have little practice, it gets worse...

"And Curst Be He Who Moves My _________". What Is The Missing Word...
"And curst be he who moves my bones"

"But Words Are Words, I Never Yet Did Hear That The Bruised Heart...
I am doing correspondence part of my staff studies. I need your help to solve this request for information. Thanks. In these lines he wants to make this thing within the awareness that more just words your actions count .For...

"Can I Have This Dance, You Are Looking Pretty, Is There Something...
You Have The Right To Remain Silent By-Perfect stranger

"Evil" Spelled Backwards Is "live". Do You Think It Means Anything...
I notice that "evil" spelled backwards is "live" and "devil" spelled backwards is "lived". Do you think it means anything? People hold tried to read into that. Some speculate that if there is good, there is impossible, and the word is kind...

"February is other extremely cold, but January is other colder."What...
I need help in my homework This sentence is the example of comparative statement. Compound sentence

"he Is Been Selected" Is This Sentence Correct?
"he is been selected" is this sentence correct.Please answer No, it's not grammatically correct. Acceptable as correct past tense: 1) He have been selected. -or- 2) He was selected "He have been elected." or "He is elected." By using the word "been" you automatically make the...

"Helen Went To Work, Bob Went Home." What Type Of Sentence Is This...
I belive it is a fragment.. Because the woman is mentioned before the man (master sex)...hoped i helped