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Flack

(flak),
Martin W., British physiologist, 1882-1931. See: Flack node, Keith and Flack node.
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A source said: "The flak jackets would be a worry if they were to end up in the hands of criminal gangs.
Stoke manager Tony Pulis is convinced captain Ryan Shawcross has broad enough shoulders to cope with the flak he is likely to face at Arsenal on Saturday.
Operated by the US Army Service Command with the assistance of the Red Cross, the combat Rest Homes, known as 'flak' houses, offered aircrew the opportunity to take a break in as civilian-like an environment as possible.
Created in 1987, Flik Flak was designed to be more than just a simple childrenCOs watch.
His car was marked "press" and witnesses said he was wearing an identifying flak jacket.
Soon, every Marine who qualifies with a pistol will need a flak jacket and a Kevlar helmet.
The Wales camp were targeted for criticism following their inept performance against Scotland last month, but the flak died down with an improved performance against France, albeit a third straight Six Nations defeat.
When I ask Fein if he has received any serious flak from other conservatives for his sustained criticism, he admits some of his ideological homies are perturbed.
"It was har and I know I would have taken some flak if we had lost.
Zuhair won no fewer than five times at the fixture, while Flak Jacket was a three-time winner of the Stewards' Cup consolation race.
I have a feeling some readers may give Michael Levine flak for his article "Is Pride Good PR?" mainly because he's straight.