BREAKING: Harvard jointly filed an amicus brief Monday to the National Labor Relations Board arguing against the unionization of graduate students.
The scroll is part of an exhibition titled "Mission of Commodore Perry to Japan, 1854."
The work, which is 15 meters long and attributed to the painter Hibata Osuke (1813-1870), depicts Matthew Perry and his crew landing in Yokohama in 1854 to conclude the Japan-U.S. Amity Treaty. It was Perry's second visit to Japan to force the Tokugawa Shogunate to open the country's ports to foreign trade.
胡適1960/12/27 : nation (國家) 的 nat-字根是有生長的意思 就是說在同一地方生長的人.......我們的邦字 跟當時歐洲的 nation 完全一樣....溫州幫.....都是古人的"邦"字遺留下來的....
Yet lean thinking, for all its here-and-now implications, has its roots in the days of Henry Ford and was perfected by auto-industry leader Toyota. For decades, Americans traipsed through Toyota's well-run plants in hopes of learning how to build cars right. Companies in all kinds of industries copied obvious aspects of Toyota's lean production system. But all that imitation generally failed to remake companies in the Toyota image.
Definition of amity
Origin:late Middle English: from Old French amitie, based on Latin amicus 'friend'
legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Amicus+briefamicus curiae. n. Latin for "friend of the court," a party or an organization interested in an issue which files a brief or participates in the argument in a case in which that party or organization is not one of the litigants.
Definition of traipse
verb[no object, with adverbial of direction]
Origin:late 16th century (as a verb): of unknown origin. The noun is first recorded in traipse (sense 2 of the noun) in the late 17th century
intr.v., traipsed, traips·ing, traips·es. v.intr.
To walk or tramp about; gad: traipsed from one picnic site to another.
To walk or tramp over or about: traipsed the countryside, looking for work.
A tiring walk.
[Perhaps ultimately from Old French trespasser, to trespass. See trespass.]
Definition of nation
Origin:Middle English: via Old French from Latin natio(n-), from nat- 'born', from the verb nasci
- A relatively large group of people organized under a single, usually independent government; a country.
- The territory occupied by such a group of people: All across the nation, people are voting their representatives out.
- The government of a sovereign state.
- A people who share common customs, origins, history, and frequently language; a nationality: "Historically the Ukrainians are an ancient nation which has persisted and survived through terrible calamity" (Robert Conquest).
- A federation or tribe, especially one composed of Native Americans.
- The territory occupied by such a federation or tribe.
[Middle English nacioun, from Old French nation, from Latin nātiō, nātiōn-, from nātus, past participle of nāscī, to be born.]nationhood na'tion·hood' n.
nationless na'tion·less adj.
A sleeper may engage in a variety of more or less coherent activities. He may talk, for instance, or move purposefully, or get up and walk. He then appears dazed, preoccupied, and unresponsive to much that goes on round him....
━━ n. 夢遊（病）.
som・nam・bu・list ━━ n. 夢遊（病）者.
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