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the mother of your father or mother

an old woman

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a reef knot crossed the wrong way and therefore insecure

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To address this, in 1998 Spence Chapin created The Granny Program, an early intervention program developed to provide critical one-on-one attention to children living in orphanages.
And from the moment you first encounter Granny, you realise Gregor Fisher's alter ego is no Mrs Brown.
Working with Yer Granny director Graham McLaren is a reunion of old friends which has already been used to good effect.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Nondigestible compounds in apples -- specifically, Granny Smith apples -- may help prevent disorders associated with obesity, scientists have concluded.
Chrissie didn't mention if they took the opportunity, [acute{a}] la Granny D, to shill for campaign finance while they walked.
Just as Pilate's singing "contextualizes his flight within a tradition," Valerie Lee's Granny Midwives and Black Women Writers: Double-Dutched Readings provides an historical context for the Black midwifery tradition of the South and its representation in contemporary Black women's fiction.
Norha Mitileni, 56, a soccer granny from Limpopo, South Africa attempts to maneuver the ball past Ann Strong, 65, of the Bay State Breakers 60 during the Veteran's Cup at Citizens Bank Fields on Thursday, July 15, 2010.
Never one to make a fuss, Granny Wittman was happy to oblige.
If there's one thing I've never had and would have loved to have had, it's a granny.
Family comedy, Gangsta Granny, tells the story of bored schoolboy Ben (Reece Buttery) who's being made to stay with his Scrabble-playing, cabbage souploving grandma.
The singing superstar has donned sequins and Lycra to play Flavio Flavioli in the new BBC1 drama Gangsta Granny.
And despite the potential for blood and bodies in My Granny is a Pirate, this is a tale of a different hue.
The annual Granny Grand Prix was held yesterday at Mondello Park in Kildare.
To address this problem, it's not the Chinese traffic police that have set in to take control of the situation -- it is a granny who has come up with a creative solution to distract speeding motorists.