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Pym

(pim),
William, English physician, 1772-1861. See: Pym fever.
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Pym (64) will be hired to board as non-executive director and chairman designate, effective October 13th.
Mathew said the PYM Design and Win contest was started in 2011 to make mothers aware of lumps and other signs of breast cancer.
Instead of going whaling, the Jane Guy's captain decides to discover the South Pole and, after a tricky day or two navigating among massive ice floes, sails into an Open Polar Sea, where Peters kills a sixteen-foot polar bear with a six-inch Bowie knife; the bulk of the crew are treacherously murdered by a population of black savages who live on a tree-covered island at about 81[degrees] south latitude, and Pym and Peters and a captured native guide paddle a stolen canoe through increasingly hot water to 84[degrees] south (a position that would put them almost at the centre of the Antarctic continent, approximately 10,000 feet above sea level and in a temperature of -50[degrees]C).
Johnson's warped reframing of Poe's Pym narrative turns an obscure adventure story uncomfortably seeped in black-and-white imagery into an exploration of what horrifies Americans now.
My search has revealed a Richard Arthur Pym who died on June 8, 1947, aged 62, who lived at 60 Kenwood Road, Birmingham 9, but I cannot be certain that this was my grandfather.
Only when it was safe to come out into the city, which has seen over 40 deaths, were Nok and Pym able to return home to North Wales.
VERDICT: Polished performance from Pym (Virago, pounds 7.
Executive chairman Richard Pym will cut his basic salary from pounds 750,000 to pounds 350,000 from April and is waiving his right to a guaranteed pounds 187,000 bonus this year.
Tracey Pym, Operations Manager explains, "Today's guests want flexibility and our Apart-Hotel suite concept is the future.
Ben Pym, 19, is the skipper of the John Merricks II, which has enjoyed her first season under the stewardship of the Volvo RYA Keelboat Programme (VKBP) by finishing an impressive second in class in the overall 2008 RORC series standings.
Rink six: D Targar, W Pym, S Richardson and T Kempster.
Rickie Pym spends a lifetime cheating and fleecing the unsuspecting, while Magnus Pym spends his adult life as a double-agent and traitor.