Families

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List Of Anuran Families - Families
... Archaeobatrachia - 4 families, 6 genera, 27 species Family Genera Common Names Example Species Example Photo Ascaphidae 1 Tailed frogs Tailed Frog (Ascaphus ...
Utica, New York - Demographics - Organized Crime in Utica
... and are reputedly controlled by the Buffalo Cosa Nostra family and at least three other families, including the Scranton, Colombo, and Genovese family which had and likely still have a ... after the death of Boss Stefano Magaddino and other families and influences jockeyed for power and influence, and multiple gangland style homicides took place between 1979 and 1986 ... to the Buffalo, Scranton, and Colombo families) ran the rackets, until they were decimated by federal indictments and convictions ...
Thunderbird (mythology) - In Oral History
... There are stories of thunderbirds in human form marrying into human families some families may trace their lineage to such an event ... Families of thunderbirds who kept to themselves but wore human form were said to have lived along the northern tip of Vancouver Island ... The story goes that other tribes soon forgot the nature of one of these thunderbird families, and when one tribe tried to take them as slaves the thunderbirds put on their feather blankets and transformed to ...
Kitchener, Ontario - History - Settlement
... it was of great interest to German Mennonite farming families from Pennsylvania ... were built, and over the next decade several families made the difficult trip north to what was then known as the Sand Hills ... One of these Mennonite families, arriving in 1807, was the Schneiders, whose restored 1816 home (the oldest building in the city) is now a museum located in the heart of Kitchener ...
331 Model
... The 331 model in particle physics offers an explanation of why there must exist three families of quarks and leptons ... thus offers no explanation of why there are three families, or indeed why there is more than one family ... the perfect cancellation of the anomaly, per family, and to make the three families transform differently under an extended gauge group, and to arrange that the anomaly cancel, only for ...

Famous quotes containing the word families:

    Whatever else American thinkers do, they psychologize, often brilliantly. The trouble is that psychology only takes us so far. The new interest in families has its merits, but it will have done us all a disservice if it turns us away from public issues to private matters. A vision of things that has no room for the inner life is bankrupt, but a psychology without social analysis or politics is both powerless and very lonely.
    Joseph Featherstone (20th century)

    Many older wealthy families have learned to instill a sense of public service in their offspring. But newly affluent middle-class parents have not acquired this skill. We are using our children as symbols of leisure-class standing without building in safeguards against an overweening sense of entitlement—a sense of entitlement that may incline some young people more toward the good life than toward the hard work that, for most of us, makes the good life possible.
    David Elkind (20th century)

    Accidents will occur in the best regulated families; and in families not regulated by that pervading influence which sanctifies while it enhances the—a—I would say, in short, by the influence of Woman, in the lofty character of Wife, they may be expected with confidence, and must be borne with philosophy.
    Charles Dickens (1812–1870)