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peck

An obsolete, non-SI (International System) unit of dry volume; the imperial (UK) peck corresponds to 9.092 litres, while the US peck corresponds to 8.809 litres.
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No significant differences between the treatments were found in the number of pecks at and drinks of cold and hot water at any age.
This may be a possible explanation for the significant increase in cage- and toe pecks in beak trimmed birds.
Peck and his family own automobile dealerships in Arkansas and Mississippi.
At the time, Morgan said of Peck's generosity, "He gets a great deal of satisfaction from helping people, and he prides himself on it."
Be it for a live audience or Kopple's camera, Peck speaks with unforced candor of everything from finding a "soulmate" in adored second wife Veronique to his own lapse into depression following the suicide of one of his sons.
Peck told the BBC in 1974, "I think the secret of film acting is complete candor with the audience -- letting them see the real you." Indeed, the only time Peck took a role home was when he made a firm snap decision to buy a house while in midshoot portraying Gen.
In the clip, Bell was walking when Peck suddenly appeared by his side.
Peck planted a kiss on his head and answered, "this is being streamed live." The newly wed even joked at Bell to tell Facebook to be nice to him.