Davis sign

Davis sign

An obsolete term of uncertain utility for pallid, empty blood vessels, which was considered an indicator of death, a sign presumably evoked when the decedent’s attendees were unsure of his or her respiratory status.
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This fall has seen outgoing California Governor Gray Davis sign a bill joining California into the compact of states building the Streamlined Sales Tax Project (SSTP).
Gray Davis signs a bill making California the fourth state in the nation to outlaw discrimination against transgendered people.
19 California governor Gray Davis signs a domestic-partnership bill that gives same-sex couples in the state nearly all of the rights that married couples enjoy.
6) Office of the Governor, Press Release, "Governor Davis Signs Landmark Corporation Accountability Legislation (October 2, 2003).
Jimmy Davis signs up with Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson; David Beckham arrives at the funeral of Jimmy Davis in Redditch, Worcestershire, yesterday
Jimmy Davis signs for Man United with Sir Alex Ferguson, and in action at an under-20 international in 2001.
When Governor Davis signs Senate Bill 2, the enormous cost to business and the massive job loss will make California an even less attractive place for business and economic growth.
Davis Signs New Syndication Agreement with Universal Press Syndicate