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Apple Records

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Inaugurated in 1967, Apple was established by the Beatles as an outlet for a variety of projects. These included a boutique, a production company, a music publishing wing and record ... ...

Apple Records

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Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music
Length:
461 words

... Records Inaugurated in 1967, Apple was established by the Beatles as an outlet for a variety of projects. These included a boutique, a production company, a music publishing wing and record label. Among the first enterprises to bear the distinctive Apple imprint were the group’s controversial film Magical Mystery Tour and early recordings by pop act Grapefruit . Releases by Mary Hopkin , Jackie Lomax (ex- Undertakers ) and the Iveys launched the label division in 1968. The first-named enjoyed a UK number 1 hit with her memorable version of ‘Those...

Apple Records

Apple Records  

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Inaugurated in 1967, Apple was established by the Beatles as an outlet for a variety of projects. These included a boutique, a production company, a music publishing wing and record ...
Dialect

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Garner’s Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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2016
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Language reference, Usage and Grammar Guides
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1,463 words
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Oxford University Press

...standard : John and I are going now. • dialect : It's hisn. No, it's ourn. It ain't hern. standard : It's his. No, it's ours. It isn't hers. • dialect : Them books are good. standard : Those books are good. Multiple Negation • dialect : We don't have no apples. standard : We don't have any apples. • dialect : He hadn't done nothing wrong. standard : He hasn't done anything wrong. • dialect : It don't make no never-mind. standard : It doesn't make any difference. Word Choice • dialect : This here chili is too hot. standard : This chili is too...

Poetry

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An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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Current Version:
2009
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History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Literature
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5,432 words
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Oxford University Press

...kind of Romantic writing because his projections, as in ‘The Eve of St Agnes’ ( 1820 ), are carried to wonderful linguistic extremes: And still she slept an azure-lidded sleep, In blanched linen, smooth, and lavender'd, While he from forth the closet brought a heap Of candied apple, quince, and plum, and gourd; With jellies soother than the creamy curd, And lucent syops, tinct with cinnamon; Manna and dates, in argosy transferr'd From Fez; and spiced dainties, every one From silken Samarcand to cedar'd Lebanon. Here we are very far from Wordsworth and Byron;...

Punctuation

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Garner’s Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Language reference, Usage and Grammar Guides
Length:
7,703 words
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

...sentences .) This also occurs in series of phrases or clauses that themselves contain commas. Semicolons rather than commas are often needed to separate the elements in complex series—e.g.: “We celebrate the Fourth by flying the red, white, and blue; honoring baseball, Mom, and apple pie; and shouting hip, hip, hooray as the fireworks burst.” E. Dash. There are two kinds of dashes, which printers are able to distinguish by their length: the em-dash and the en-dash. See ( g ), ( h ). F. Ellipsis Dots [ . . . ]. Ellipsis points—also called “period-dots”—come...

11 The Technologies of Print

11 The Technologies of Print   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
10,192 words
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Oxford University Press
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...of typesetting devices moved away from photocomposition on film, substituting the generation of type in digital form. 4.7 Digital typography The Apple Macintosh computer, with its mouse and GUI (Graphics User Interface), was launched in San Francisco on 24 January 1984 , a date that is often cited as marking the beginning of the digital revolution in printing and publishing ( see 19 ). In addition to the Apple Macintosh computer (‘Mac’), four other products marketed in 1984 and 1985 may together be seen as having initiated the practices that ultimately...

apples

apples  

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Apples and oranges (of two people or things) fundamentally or irreconcilably different. A North American expression, comparable with chalk and cheese.apples and pears rhyming slang for ‘stairs’, ...
apple pie

apple pie  

The apple pie is the quintessential Anglo-Saxon pudding, on both sides of the Atlantic—‘as American as apple pie’—but although there is ample evidence of apples being placed in tarts and similar ...
Threshold Records

Threshold Records  

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Inspired by the example of the Beatles ’ own label, Apple, the Moody Blues inaugurated the Threshold label in 1969. Tucked in the heart of leafy Surrey, England it was ...
Come And Get It: The Best Of Badfinger (Badfinger album)

Come And Get It: The Best Of Badfinger (Badfinger album)  

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This is a 20-track collection of songs that Badfinger recorded for the Beatles’ Apple Records between 1968 and 1973. Most people will find Come And Get It: The Best Of ...
costermonger

costermonger  

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A dated British term for a person who sells goods, especially fruit and vegetables, from a handcart in the street. The word is recorded from the early 16th century, when it denoted an apple seller, ...
russet

russet  

Any of a range of eating apples with a rough golden brown skin, of which the best-known variety is Egremont russet. The application of the term russet ‘reddish brown’ to apples is first recorded as ...
Wonderwall (George Harrison album)

Wonderwall (George Harrison album)  

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The first official release on the Beatles’ Apple Records label, Wonderwall was the soundtrack to an elliptical film of the same name. George Harrison’s love of Indian music was already ...
cart

cart  

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In the cart in serious trouble or difficulty, probably deriving from the historical sense of a cart as used for conveying convicts to the gallows and for the public exposure of offenders.put the cart ...
far

far  

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Far-fetched and dear-bought is good for ladies expensive or exotic articles are suitable for women; saying recorded from the mid 14th century.see also the apple never falls far from the tree, blue ...
Flying Machine

Flying Machine  

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Not to be confused with the US outfit from James Taylor’s pre- Apple Records days, this Flying Machine was the brainchild of British writers and producers Tony Macaulay and Geoff ...
Magic Christian Music (Badfinger album)

Magic Christian Music (Badfinger album)  

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Originally released in 1970, Magic Christian Music was the London-based band’s debut album for the Beatles’ Apple Records label. Although issued now as a Badfinger album, this disc is actually ...
coward

coward  

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Cowards die many times before their death a comment on vividly imagined fears, often with allusion to Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, ‘Cowards die many times before their deaths: The valiant never taste ...
chrysoprase

chrysoprase  

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A golden-green precious stone, mentioned in the New Testament (Revelation 21:20) as one of the precious stones in the wall of the New Jerusalem, perhaps a variety of beryl; in the Middle Ages, ...
Badfinger

Badfinger  

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Originally signed to Apple Records as the Iveys, Pete Ham (b. 27 April 1947, Swansea, Wales, d. 24 April 1975, Weybridge, Surrey, England; vocals), Mike Gibbins (b. Michael Gibbins, 12 ...

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