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publisher H. M. Stationery Off location isbn url format accessdate The German (Germany) Turnverein promoted a system of what became known as "heavy gymnastics", meaning strenuous exercises performed with the use of elaborate equipment such as pommel horses, parallel bars and climbing structures. The Turnverein philosophy combined physical training with intellectual pursuits and with a strong emphasis upon German culture. Numerous events in modern competitive gymnastics originated in, or were popularized by the Turnverein system. * '''Rapidyke''' — The do-it-yourself sexual realignment kit: the quickest and latest way to change your sex. "It's just snip, chop, stuff & swallow. Four quick actions with amazing effects." * '''Herr Gruber's Spa''' — An international spa business owned by Herr Gruber, who has opened spas all around the world including such countries as Germany, Switzerland & Brazil * '''Sprunk''' — An explosive re-energizing soft drink carbonated with ether. The Sprunk logo and colour scheme bear a strong resemblance to those of Sprite (Sprite (soft drink)). A Sprunk factory can be found situated in one of the Red County's country villages. There is also a Sprunk advertising board in Los Santos, which CJ crashes a car into during the mission "Reuniting the Families" (''Reuniting the Families''), the catch phrase on the board originally said ''A Taste of Things to Come'', but after the crash, only the words ''A Taste of Come'' is left, referring to the word cum: (ejaculation - semen). A commercial is heard on the radio, saying that Sprunk now has a grenade shaped can. It is also said there is a sweepstakes to win a real box of grenades. The '''Berlin tram network''' ( Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany


had developed. The group would deck out in 19th century Pirate costume in front of a huge backcloth of a pirate galleon, Kidd toying with a cutlass to great effect. Many a wooden stage received scarring from this prop until insurance cover could not be obtained for it. The group's German (Germany) tours tightened their sound, as it did with many Liverpool combos who also made the trip. A projected single in keeping with the new sound, "Some Other Guy" was left unreleased

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, the ''Köbes'' in such pubs will also continue to exchange empty Kölsch glasses with new ones unprompted until customers leave their glass half full or place the beermat upon the glass to signal that they no longer wish to be served. iso3 ksh '''Kölsch''' (Colognian, Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany

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in the summer (June to September). "I Will Follow" had a second single release as a live version in the Netherlands and Germany in 1981, and a third release in the U.S. (United States), lifted from the ''Under a Blood Red Sky'' album, in 1983. It appeared on both the compilation album and video collection (The Best of 1980-1990#Video) ''The Best of 1980-1990'', and in some countries, on the ''U218 Singles'' compilation

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to soprano Faustina Bordoni and a great friend of librettist Pietro Metastasio, whose libretti he frequently set, Hasse was a pivotal figure in the development of ''opera seria'' and 18th-century music. - Large Binocular Telescope (LBT) 50px (File:LBT-Gebaeude.jpg) 11.9 m (8.4 m×2) 330″×2 Multiple mirror, 2 USA (United States), Italy, Germany Mount Graham International Obs. (Mount Graham International Observatory), Arizona, USA 2004 - - Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany

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, CT: Greenwood Press, 1979. pp. 235-258. Contributions in American History, Number 83. P. 253 *'''Keep''', Britannica uses the term and so do many other notable websites. It should not be a redirect as the Vatican is not the only possible ecclesiastical state, even if it is currently. -- Kjkolb (User:Kjkolb) 04:47, 23 September 2005 (UTC) *'''Keep''' but remove references to not established or recognized Ecclesiastical states (especially to fake ones, see

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in the United Kingdom, Germany and Scandinavia originally came from a rural background belonging to the working class. These emigrants and their children influence Pakistan culturally and economically, keeping close ties with their roots by travelling to Pakistan and especially by returning or investing there. '''Jochen Liedtke''' (1953 – 10 June 2001) was a German (Germany) computer scientist, noted for his work on microkernels, especially the creation of the L4 microkernel family. Fred's sea-sickness manifests itself day after day during the cruise. During this time, Emily begins a relationship with a Commander Gordon (Percy Marmont), a dapper, popular bachelor. Finally feeling well enough to appear on deck, Fred is immediately smitten with a German (Germany) "princess" (Betty Amann) who encounters him while retrieving the rope ring used to play deck tennis, a combination of tennis and quoits which was at the time widely played shipboard. Both begin spending their time on board with their new paramours to the virtual exclusion of each other, and each plans to dissolve the marriage in order to pursue these newfound loves. thumb 300px Nuremberg Castle - Sinwell Tower in the middle left, Luginsland Tower in the far right part of the picture (Image:Nürnberg Burg ArM.jpg) '''Nuremberg Castle''' ( Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany


. Among other things, ''Spinn'' split the contestants into two competing teams (the green team and the orange team, both wearing appropriately-coloured T-shirts) and also heavily involved a rotating stage that provided scenery and props for the various improvised skits. Though the shows were completely separate, many of the contestants (such as Helén Vikstvedt), featured on both. :''For other persons named Walter Koch see Walter Koch''. '''Walter Karl Koch''' (3 May 1880 in Dortmund, Germany - 1962 ) was a German (Germany) surgeon (surgery) best known for the discovery of ''Koch's triangle'', a triangular shaped area in the right atrium of the heart, and of Tawara's node, the atrioventricular node which is the beginning of the auricular-ventricular (Ventricle (heart)) bundle. Koch was born in Darmstadt, Grand Duchy of Hesse on August 2, 1897. His father worked in local registrar's office and died when Karl was only eight years old. After completing elementary school in 1912, Koch began studying business and worked as a messenger and an apprentice in a bookkeeping department in a local factory. In 1916, he volunteered to join the army and fought on the Western Front (Western Front (World War I)) until he was captured by the British in 1918. Koch spent rest of the war as a POW and returned to Germany in 1919. As a soldier he conducted himself well and was awarded the Iron Cross Second Class, the Observer's Badge and the Wound Badge in Black. Following World War I, Koch worked as an accounting supervisor in a bank and later also in the same role in an insurance company. In 1931, Karl-Otto Koch joined the NSDAP and the Schutzstaffel. ; Integrative graphology: This approach holds that specific stroke structures relate to personality (Wiktionary:personality) traits. Most systems within this approach use a cluster of stroke formations, to score a specific personality trait. Systems that fall under this umbrella are: ''fixed signs'', ''trait stroke'', ''French System'' and Graphoanalysis. It has been described as starting from the inside, and working to the outside. ; Holistic graphology: This is commonly, but incorrectly referred to as ''Gestalt Graphology''. Gestalt graphology was a system of handwriting analysis developed circa 1915 in Germany and was related theoretically to Gestalt psychology. In this approach (Holistic Graphology) a profile is constructed on the basis of form, movement and space. It has been described as starting from the outside, and working to the inside. In this approach, individual traits, such as legibility, are not assigned specific meanings, but can take on different meanings depending on the overall context. ; Symbolic analysis: In this approach, one looks for symbols seen in the handwriting. This can be either '''Major symbolism''', or '''Minor Symbolism'''. Twin town Arbroath has no twin town (Twin towns and sister cities) as such. However, Arbroath Academy has twinned with Friedensburg-Oberschule, a secondary school in Germany. Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany

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, in 1964 at the Saarland University and in 1975-1976 at the University of Munich (Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich), Germany. He and his wife Nimet, also a professor of archaeology at Ankara University, formed a remarkable team, dominating Turkish field archaeology and its university teaching. Ozgüç was the excavator of the great site of Kültepe (Kayseri), ancient Kanesh, where his 57 years of continuous excavation produced sensational architectural artifacts and texts


thematic pavilion, one of the largest pavilions in the park. In 2007, SEAT – with the León Mk2 TDI (SEAT León#1P) at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben in Germany – became the first manufacturer to win a round of the World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) series in a diesel


'''Germany''' ( with a largely temperate seasonal climate. Its capital (capital city) and largest city (List of cities in Germany by population) is Berlin. Germany is a major economic and political power (Great power) and traditionally a leader in many cultural, theoretical and technical fields.

With 80.7 million inhabitants, Germany is the most populous member state in the European Union. After the United States, it is also the second most popular migration destination (Immigration to Germany) in the world. Germany has the world's fourth-largest economy by nominal GDP (List of countries by GDP (nominal)) and the fifth-largest by PPP (List of countries by GDP (PPP)). As a global leader in several industrial and technological sectors, it is both the world's third-largest exporter (List of countries by exports) and third-largest importer (List of countries by imports) of goods. It is a developed country with a very high standard of living (List of countries by Human Development Index), featuring comprehensive social security (Welfare in Germany) that includes the world's oldest universal health care (Healthcare in Germany) system. Known for its rich cultural (Culture of Germany) and political (Politics of Germany) history (History of Germany), Germany has been the home of many influential philosophers (German philosophy), artists (German art), musicians (Music of Germany), cineasts (Cinema of Germany), entrepreneurs (List of Germans#Company founders), scientists and inventors (Science and technology in Germany). Germany was a founding member of the European Communities in 1957, which became the European Union in 1993. It is part of the Schengen Area, and has been a member of the Eurozone since 1999. Germany is a member of the United Nations, NATO, the G8, the G20 (G-20 major economies), the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) and the Council of Europe.

Various Germanic tribes have occupied what is now northern Germany and southern Scandinavia since classical antiquity. A region named Germania was documented (Germania (book)) by the Romans (Ancient Rome) before AD 100. During the Migration Period that coincided with the decline of the Roman Empire, the Germanic tribes expanded southward and established kingdoms throughout much of Europe. Beginning in the 10th century, German territories formed a central part of the Holy Roman Empire. The Latin name ''Sacrum Imperium'' (Holy Empire) is documented as far back as 1157. The Latin name ''Sacrum Romanum Imperium'' (Holy Roman Empire) was first documented in 1254. The full name "Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation" (''Heiliges Römisches Reich Deutscher Nation'') dates back to the 15th century. During the 16th century, northern German regions became the centre of the Protestant Reformation. The rise of Pan-Germanism inside the German Confederation, which had been occupied by France (French period) during the Napoleonic Wars, resulted in the unification of most of the German states (unification of Germany) in 1871 into the Prussian-dominated German Empire. As a result of the military defeat in World War I, and the German Revolution of 1918–1919, the Empire was replaced by the parliamentary Weimar Republic. The establishment (Machtergreifung) of the Third Reich, or Nazi Regime (Nazi Germany), in 1933 eventually led to World War II and the Holocaust. In 1945, the remnants (Flensburg government) of the Nazi regime surrendered (Surrender of Germany) to the Allied Powers (Allies of World War II). Over the next few years, Germany lost more of its territory (Former eastern territories of Germany) and was divided by the victors into Allied occupation zones (Allied-occupied Germany), and evolved into two states, East Germany and West Germany. On 3 October 1990 (German Unity Day), the country was reunified (German reunification), regaining full sovereignty about six months later.

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