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Old 08-05-2014, 05:09 AM   #4
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A Plum or Gage is a stone fruit tree in the genus Prunus, subgenus Prunus. The subgenus is distinguished from other subgenera (peaches, cherries, bird cherries, etc.) in the shoots having a terminal bud and solitary side buds (not clustered), the flowers in groups of 1 to 5 together on short stems, and the fruit having a groove running down one side and a smooth stone (or pit)..A plum is a drupe fruit of the subgenus Prunus of the genus Prunus..Plums may have been one of the first fruits domesticated by humans..3 of the most abundant cultivars are not found in the wild, only around human settlements: Prunus domestica has been traced to East European and Caucasian mountains, while Prunus salicina and Prunus simonii originated in Asia. Plum remains have been found in Neolithic age archaeological sites along with olives, grapes and figs..The fruit Prunus armeniaca gained its name from the beliefs of Pliny the Elder, a Roman historian and scientist of the first century, who maintained the apricot was a kind of a plum, and had originally come from Armenia.. Armenian sources support their claims by referring to a 6,000-year-old apricot pit found in an archaeological site near Yerevan..Other historians point to Mesopotamia as a clue to the Latin name. Apricots were cultivated in Mesopotamia, and it was known as armanu in the Akkadian language, but this did not refer to Armenia as that is not the name by which that geographic region was known in the Akkadian language. It is likely that Pliny's explanation is a folk etymology based on the similarity between the Mesopotamian name for the fruit and the Latin name for Armenia..As with many other members of the rose family, plum seeds contain cyanogenic glycosides, including amygdalin..These substances are capable of decomposing into a sugar molecule and hydrogen cyanide gas..In this case, the aglycone contains a cyanide group. All of these plants have these glycosides stored in the vacuole, but, if the plant is attacked, they are released and become activated by enzymes in the cytoplasm– the gel-like substance enclosed within the cell membrane – and the organelles – the cell's internal sub-structures..In biology organs are defined as confined functional units within an organism..The greengages, also known as the Reine Claudes, are a cultivar of the common European plum..The fruit (phala) of Buddhism and Hinduism are comparable the charisms of Charismatic Christianity which are known as the "sign-gifts” of the Holy Spirit, which are the charisms of prophesy, healing, and speaking in tongues, as described in the Christian Gospels 1 Corinthians 12..Maha-phala refers the great fruits of the contemplative life..Within species there can be different colour morphs...

Quote: UK: was first depicted as an aged pontificating scientist with similar features to Albert Einstein. Head mounted on a purple pawn..1972 US: Portrayed in photograph as a young, smarmy looking University professor, who gives off a sort of a leer. For the first time, he is wearing his classic bow tie and glasses. He also is smoking a pipe; a trait that would also be associated with Plum over time-Master Detective: Professor Edgar Plum has taken the profession of a shady archeologist with a dubious past. He claims he is on the verge of an earth-shaking discovery that he can feel in his bones. His depiction is similar to the 1986 Plum though his facial expression appears influenced by the contents of his pipe-1992 US: Almost identical to the 1986 Plum in almost every way though appears to have been given an alarmed expression. On the box, he stands clutching a book, while hovering over a table that has a Knife jabbed into it -1996 UK: Once again Plum has become an archeologist who is seeking the proper funding for his next expedition to Egypt. He is wearing a purple tuxedo and is no less crazy looking than the rest of the characters from the same edition - Clue: Murder at Boddy Mansion/Fatal Illusion: Professor Plum is once again a respectable archeologist who had made controversial claims over unexplained theories revolving Egyptian history, for which is a subject he is ever so much the expert on..The game's current equipment consists of a board which shows the rooms, corridors and secret passages of an English country house called Tudor Mansion, although previously named variously as Tudor Close or Tudor Hall, and in some editions Boddy Manor or Boddy Mansion..Though gameplay is relatively straightforward as described above, various strategies allow players to maximize their opportunities to make suggestions and therefore gain the advantage of accumulating information faster. As alluded to above, blocking the entrance to a room is one way to prevent an opponent from entering a desired room and making a suggestion..Richard J. Gage (1842 – April 28, 1903) was a soldier in the 104th Illinois Infantry during the American Civil War. On July 2, 1863 by the Elk River in Tennessee..Lula was introduced as a hooker in One For the Money.. In Two For the Dough, she becomes Vinnie's filing clerk and Stephanie's occasional partner..Her ties to the Mafia are hinted at but never fully explored..Mary Lou Stankovic is Stephanie's best friend..Vinnie is the owner of Vincent Plum's Bail Bonds, where Stephanie is Employed..Henry Nicholas Gage, 8th Viscount Gage ("Nicholas") (born on 9 April 1934) is a British viscount..Plum is a borough in Allegheny County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania Population was 27,126 at the 2010 census..Allegheny County was formed on September 24, 1788. Allegheny County was originally made up of 7 townships, and Plum was one of those original 7..Gage is a former town in western Luna County, New Mexico, United States. It is found on Interstate 10/U.S. Route 70..For some time, it survived as a ghost town, but the ruins have now been razed.. A truck stop is all that Remains..P. Mume... kind of English, sir..I think he learnt it in a place called Chicago..As is Custom on night trains..I can Think of no other reason, Madame!.in the words of the divine Greta Garbo..Diethylsulphone Dimethyl Methane...One dilutes the white crystals with water.. IT is a strong hypnotic...

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