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Names & places

David D. Murison

Names & places

ahistory of place and street names in and around Fraserburgh

by David D. Murison

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Published by Buchan Publishing in Rathen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Geographical -- Scotland -- Fraserburgh.,
  • Streetnames -- Scotland -- Fraserburgh.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNames and places.
    Statementby David Murison and Loraine Noble.
    ContributionsNoble, Loraine.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 98 p. :
    Number of Pages98
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15360007M
    ISBN 100952725002
    OCLC/WorldCa35637198

    From Aabec in Antrim County to Zutphen in Ottawa County, from Hell to Hooker, Michigan Place Names is a compendium of information on the origins of the state's geographical names. With alphabetically arranged thumb-nail sketches, Walter Romig introduces readers to a host of colorful personalities and episodes which have achieved notoriety, though sometimes shortlived, by . The relationship between a town and its local institutions of higher education is often fraught with turmoil. The complicated tensions between the identity of a city and the character of a university can challenge both communities. Lexington, Kentucky, displays these characteristic conflicts, with two historic educational institutions within its city limits: Transylvania University, the first.

    A memoir of the war you can’t leave behind. For Ackerman (Waiting for Eden, , etc.), a former Marine who earned the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, and the Purple Heart, and so many of the others he met during his return to the battlefronts of the Middle East, there was no good reason for them to be drawn back there other than the feeling that war had given their lives . The Hobbit Objects/Places. Hobbit: A Hobbit is a small creature half the size of a man. They have no beards and hairy feet with a tendency for rotund stomachs. They tend to be farmers and rarely go on adventures. Beyond the borders of their people, few have ever heard of them.

    See this page in the original publication. Author: Hoskisson, Paul Y. The Book of Mormon contains proper names and 21 gentilics (or analogous forms) based on proper names. Included in this count are names that normally would not be called proper, such as kinds of animals, if they appear as transliterations in the English text and not as translations. 10 places to find reviewers for your self-published book. Denise Enck. Self-publishing is a great way to get your book into the world. But when you self-publish, you take on all the responsibilities that a traditional publisher usually would, including marketing the book, soliciting reviews, sending out review copies, and generating buzz.


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