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SECOND. A measure equal to one sixtieth part of a minute. Vide Measure.

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The Variety Waster appeared to be the Cd tolerant with lesser reduction in all attributes while Shiralee emerged as sensitive variety showing maximum reductions.
During his career, Bobby made millions of pounds from his sell-out club shows and his record The Little Waster, which at the time sold more copies than the number one hit Grease the musical in the North East.
He said: "It's unfortunate you have picked on a hard-working geologist whereas you on the other hand are a drunken waster who has hardly worked a day in your life."
However, backers of the 5-4 (from 6-4) favourite soon knew their fate as he made a moderate start and was crowded all the way to the bend by Little Waster, eventually doing well to extricate himself and finish a creditable fourth.
We all go through that but it's one of the comments, 'You're a waster'." But Dr Ciara Kelly said Marc was being too hard on himself.
The simple yet effective staging displayed mannequins exhibiting Bobby's various stage costumes, allowing Peverely to alternate between the various roles, including 'The Little Waster', master of the mother-in-law joke, and Private Bobby Thompson, well acquainted with the likes of Montgomery and the Queen.
This week the UK has been crowned Europe's biggest waster of energy.
Britons have been told to shake off their environmental bad habits as the UK emerged as the worst energy waster in Europe.
Yet all he will be remembered for is being a spoilt waster - albeit a very rich one.
His mount Little Waster fell fatally at the third-last in the Crowther Homes Novices' Chase.
This is the sort of thing a 'waster' would do: the traps would open and a dog that needed to lead from the start would miss the break.
He said the amount would be spent on development schemes including provision of potable water, sewerage system, construction of roads and solid waster management.