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Old 10-05-2013, 09:46 PM   #141
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Yankees don't call that amber, sometimes? In Canada we call it amber or yellow.
We call the traffic light yellow, but the tree resin amber.
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Old 10-06-2013, 12:08 AM   #142
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Yankees don't call that amber, sometimes? In Canada we call it amber or yellow.
Yankee here, calling it "Amber" lol! Must admit sometimes I say yellow. ;)
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Old 10-06-2013, 01:09 AM   #143
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Withered; lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness.
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Old 10-06-2013, 01:18 AM   #144
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amber:
1. Translucent fossilized tree resin, generally yellow or orange but
sometimes blue, often used as jewelry....
The national gem of Poland.
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A ride on the handlebars or crossbar of a bicycle.
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1. The art of creating, arranging and recording the dance movements of a
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2. The representation of these movements by a series of symbols.
3. The notation used to construct this record.
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2. To act as an understudy (to, for someone).
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2. A small natural ecosystem; an artificial ecosystem set up as an
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