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By Brad Schleicher | September 5, 2007
eatsushi.com This site features sushi-making tips, a sushi history and glossary, a sushi blog, a sushi store and a U.S. sushi restaurant locator.
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By Kit Waskom Pollard, For The Baltimore Sun | May 29, 2013
Want to try something so old it's new again, but afraid you might end up with something strange on your plate? Use this glossary to determine which old-fashioned crab recipes might whet your appetite. Crab cakes: This Maryland staple is simple: crab meat mixed with a few ingredients, such as mayonnaise, bread crumbs and Old Bay, for seasoning and binding (aka "filler"), shaped into a patty, then broiled or fried. Crab casserole: Crab mixed with several other ingredients, including binders like mayonnaise and egg, spread in a baking dish and baked.
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By FRANK ROYLANCE | July 3, 2008
Joe Howlett in Abingdon says he's 74, but "I'm paying attention." He noticed Saturday when I said here there are no such words as "mostly" or "sunny" in the official meteorological glossary, while 8 inches away, Norm Lewis used those very words. Vito in Jarrettsville saw a "blatant contradiction ... Are you and Norm not on speaking terms?" Dunno. We've never met. (Hi, Norm!) Forecasters don't have to stick to the glossary. Optimists like Norm can say "mostly sunny." Pessimists (or purists)
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By FRANK ROYLANCE | July 3, 2008
Joe Howlett in Abingdon says he's 74, but "I'm paying attention." He noticed Saturday when I said here there are no such words as "mostly" or "sunny" in the official meteorological glossary, while 8 inches away, Norm Lewis used those very words. Vito in Jarrettsville saw a "blatant contradiction ... Are you and Norm not on speaking terms?" Dunno. We've never met. (Hi, Norm!) Forecasters don't have to stick to the glossary. Optimists like Norm can say "mostly sunny." Pessimists (or purists)
ENTERTAINMENT
By Joe Kilsheimer and Joe Kilsheimer,KNIGHT RIDDER/TRIBUNE | October 5, 1998
Read any good computer books lately?If you have, it would surprise me. I've looked at dozens of books that purport to make personal computing as easy as 1-2-3. But the truth is, a lot of the so-called beginner books on personal computing make it about as easy as calculus.I am often asked by people who have recently purchased their first computer if I can recommend a book that will help them get started. I have to tell them that I cannot. I have yet to see a single book that takes the place of simply sitting down and experimenting to find out what a computer or new software can do.The book that really gets me is "America Online for Dummies," (IDG Books, $19.95)
NEWS
By FRANK ROYLANCE and FRANK ROYLANCE,Sun Reporter -- Weather Blogger | August 10, 2007
Matt Greisman, in Elkridge, writes: "In Monday's paper, there are three days in a row that show: chance of storms, isolated storms, and scattered storms. Is there any real difference?" Not much. The National Weather Service glossary defines "isolated" as connoting at least a 10 percent chance of measurable precipitation in any one spot. "Scattered" generally suggests a stronger chance than "isolated." Some may use it for storms scattered over time, not area. "Chance" has no clear meaning beyond "more than zero" likelihood.
BUSINESS
May 14, 2000
Mortgage information offered on Web site run by Fannie Mae Fannie Mae, the federally chartered company that supplies mortgage money to lenders, launched a newly redesigned Web site last week, www.homepath.com, to help consumers find information on Fannie Mae mortgage products and locate a lender in their area. The site features a True Cost Calculator, which helps borrowers determine what a particular mortgage actually costs and which mortgage product best meets their needs. It also includes information on Fannie Mae properties for sale and a glossary of mortgage terms.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Annie Linskey | July 25, 2004
What the "Experts" May Not Tell You About ... Car Repair, by Mitchell Zelman. Warner Books. 139 pages. $12.95. If Fred Flintstone's car -- famously powered by the driver's own two feet -- is the only vehicle you truly understand, you would do well to pick up this book and stash it in the glove compartment. Mitchell Zelman, who owns and operates an auto repair shop in Brooklyn, N.Y., explains how major car systems function, how they should be cared for, and how to avoid tricks shady mechanics use when they try to fleece you. At the shop, ask to physically see the old tubes, hoses or broken shoes that are replaced.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Candus Thomson | January 17, 2002
Don't know your Lutz from you Salchow? Does explaining the Iron Cross make you Daffy or maybe just a little goofy? Not to worry. This year's Winter Games come with an online primer, courtesy of NBC. Through its Web site, www.nbcolympics.com and nbcsports.com, casual fans and rabid ring-heads can brush up on figure skating moves, take a video ride down the bobsled run or listen to Olympic legends tell of their glory days. Tom Feuer, coordinating producer of both sites, says that while the sites sizzle, the key to the Web operation is providing information in a format that's close to real time, from results to TV schedule changes.
NEWS
December 27, 2006
For countless high-tech vets and newbies who are eager to get their paws on Monday's haul of gadgets, this week kicks off the season of the glitch. In truth, it is a season that knows no demarcations on the calendar and has no natural cycle, although it experiences a burst of momentum - usually demonstrated by the pulling of hair and muttering of profanities - every late December. And it is the only time of year that adds a fourth query to mankind's enduring search for cosmic answers: What are we?
NEWS
By Brad Schleicher | September 5, 2007
eatsushi.com This site features sushi-making tips, a sushi history and glossary, a sushi blog, a sushi store and a U.S. sushi restaurant locator.
NEWS
By FRANK ROYLANCE and FRANK ROYLANCE,Sun Reporter -- Weather Blogger | August 10, 2007
Matt Greisman, in Elkridge, writes: "In Monday's paper, there are three days in a row that show: chance of storms, isolated storms, and scattered storms. Is there any real difference?" Not much. The National Weather Service glossary defines "isolated" as connoting at least a 10 percent chance of measurable precipitation in any one spot. "Scattered" generally suggests a stronger chance than "isolated." Some may use it for storms scattered over time, not area. "Chance" has no clear meaning beyond "more than zero" likelihood.
NEWS
December 27, 2006
For countless high-tech vets and newbies who are eager to get their paws on Monday's haul of gadgets, this week kicks off the season of the glitch. In truth, it is a season that knows no demarcations on the calendar and has no natural cycle, although it experiences a burst of momentum - usually demonstrated by the pulling of hair and muttering of profanities - every late December. And it is the only time of year that adds a fourth query to mankind's enduring search for cosmic answers: What are we?
NEWS
By Ben Bernier and Beckie Burkhardt and Ben Bernier and Beckie Burkhardt,Special to baltimoresun.com | March 21, 2005
The weather is blessedly humidity-free, the lines are surprisingly short and you're ready for a day full of barrel rolls, dog legs and headchoppers. Before you board that imposing and intriguing coaster, make sure you know what these and other terms mean. First, ask yourself these questions: 1) You just rode a launch coaster that made you experience negative Gs as you went over a camelback. What happened to you? A. You experienced weightlessness as a result of being flung at 80 mph over a series of small hills.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Annie Linskey | July 25, 2004
What the "Experts" May Not Tell You About ... Car Repair, by Mitchell Zelman. Warner Books. 139 pages. $12.95. If Fred Flintstone's car -- famously powered by the driver's own two feet -- is the only vehicle you truly understand, you would do well to pick up this book and stash it in the glove compartment. Mitchell Zelman, who owns and operates an auto repair shop in Brooklyn, N.Y., explains how major car systems function, how they should be cared for, and how to avoid tricks shady mechanics use when they try to fleece you. At the shop, ask to physically see the old tubes, hoses or broken shoes that are replaced.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Candus Thomson | January 17, 2002
Don't know your Lutz from you Salchow? Does explaining the Iron Cross make you Daffy or maybe just a little goofy? Not to worry. This year's Winter Games come with an online primer, courtesy of NBC. Through its Web site, www.nbcolympics.com and nbcsports.com, casual fans and rabid ring-heads can brush up on figure skating moves, take a video ride down the bobsled run or listen to Olympic legends tell of their glory days. Tom Feuer, coordinating producer of both sites, says that while the sites sizzle, the key to the Web operation is providing information in a format that's close to real time, from results to TV schedule changes.
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