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sparrow

small gray-brown bird with a universal distribution.

Eurasian tree sparrow
a denizen of rural areas, in copses and spinneys. Called also Passer montanus.
house sparrow
the town bird. Called also Passer domesticus.
Java sparrow
a large gray or white finch (up to 6 inches and 30 g) used as a companion bird; called also Padda oryzivora.
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Any milk has phages in it, in very low concentrations," says Moineau, quickly adding that these viruses pose no threat to people, since they are unable to infect human cells, and are even very picky in choosing their bacterial hosts.
When a large phage outbreak happens it can shut down a plant for a few days," says Moineau.
Moineau estimates that, depending on the dairy factory, up to 10 per cent of these cultured milk batches are spoiled by phage outbreaks.
Entries for the boys under-17 event include Robert Downer and Charles Sharpes from England, plus Theodore Anderson from Ireland and Arthur Moineau from France.
Lester is survived by his family: his sisters, Maureen Moineau and her husband Wilfred of Shrewsbury, Ann Sulahian and her husband David of Monrovia, CA; his brother, Philip Simoneau and his wife Karin Sjoberg Simoneau of Shrewsbury; three nephews: Jeff, Chris, Paul and their families; two nieces: Julie, Jessica and their families.
Entries for the boys under-17 event include Robert Downer and Charles Sharpes, from England, plus Theodore Anderson, from Ireland, and Arthur Moineau, from France.
She is survived by her children: two daughters, Maureen Moineau and her husband Wilfred of Shrewsbury and Ann Sulahian and her husband David of Monrovia, CA; three sons, Lester "Tom" Simoneau of Millville, Philip L.
Monsieur J'ai une histoire a vous raconter Ne soyez pas presse Et ecoutez-moi bien Jusqu'a la fin : [beaucoup moins que]Moineau / Le paysan A un champ et sept enfants Ils vivent dans une petite maison Il ne pleut plus depuis longtemps Moineau / Le paysan creuse la terre sterile Avec ses doigts
Joseph Moineau, 54, of 276 Wattaquadock Hill Road, Bolton, operating under the influence of liquor, sufficient facts found, but continued without a finding until Nov.
Immediatement, ma cervelle de moineau commence a se poser mille et une questions sans reponses: Quels juifs?
Je m'evertue a chasser ces idees cauchemardesques et demoniaques de ma petite tete de moineau et a penser a des choses plus gaies, plus normales, plus humaines; Les femmes par exemple
Grafton, Cynthia Tenaglia of Hudson, Mark Montvitt of Southborough, Michelle Montvitt of Italy, Theresa Montvittt of Ashland, Judy Moineau of Northborough, David Montvitt of Leominster; 11 great grandchildren; 5 nephews, Willard, Leland, Calvin, John, & William Mauro; and many great nieces and nephews.