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Here is a work by a pitch-perfect specialist in American vernacular who can summon up the myth of a whole era - even its pathos - as if glimpsed in a roadside jingle.
In addition to reports, letters and labels, the data base is a useful tool for the director of nursing to summon up individual employees names for specific information relating to hire-in dates, dates of last evaluation, pay rate, or any information needed quickly without having to go to another office to retrieve a file.
Astonished, who proved such a flop in the Ladbroke Ayr Gold Cup on Saturday, was so weary after trailing home 13th that he could barely summon up the energy to get out of a walk during post-race examinations.