First came the Rat, then the Ox, the Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig. Thus we have 12 signs today. The Chinese horoscope is based on these 12 Animals Signs, each having its own year in the cycle.
Parallel lines are two lines that are always the same distance apart and never touch. In order for two lines to be parallel, they must be drawn in the same plane, a perfectly flat surface like a wall or sheet of paper. Any line that has the same slope as the original will never intersect with it.
The family bed is the practice of having babies/children sleeping in the same bed as their parents. We have a family bed ourselves. When I did hear of it, it was when parents who were too tired to handle a child who didn't want to sleep alone, gave up and let the baby/child sleep with them.
Thanatos. Thanatos, in ancient Greek religion and mythology, the personification of death. Thanatos was the son of Nyx, the goddess of night, and the brother of Hypnos, the god of sleep. He appeared to humans to carry them off to the underworld when the time allotted to them by the Fates had expired.
Backer board is commonly available in four thicknesses—1/4, 1/2, 7/16, and 5/8 inch—and in two sizes: 3 feet x 5 feet and 4 feet x 8 feet. A 3 x 5–foot sheet of 1/4-inch backer board costs between $9 and $11; the same-size sheet in 1/2 inch costs about $12 to $14.
Methaqualone, or brand name Quaalude, is a central nervous system depressant that acts as a sedative and hypnotic. Hypnotics are drugs that induce sleep. Quaaludes became popular for recreational use in the late 1960s and 1970s in discos — where they were known as “disco biscuits” — and in juice bars.
Somnambulate is a wonderful word, and you may recognize the Latin roots: somnus, 'sleep,' as in somniferous, “something putting you to sleep,” somnolent, “sleepy, or making you sleepy,” and Sominex, the brand name of a sleeping pill.
Twin flat sheets are typically 66 inches wide by 96 inches long. Some manufacturers provide the same size for twin XL flat sheets, so the two sizes may be used interchangeably. Other manufacturers provide longer sheets, up to 102 inches long, for twin XL sizes.
Pecorino Romano is high in protein and is a good source of calcium, phosphorous, potassium and magnesium. Pecorino Toscano is a hard sheep's milk cheese that is milder and less salty than Pecorino Romano. Pecorino Toscano is a PDO cheese made in the Tuscany region of Italy.
Lanolin is a natural substance found in sheep's wool. Lanolin topical (for the skin) is used to treat or prevent dry skin, itching or other skin irritation caused by conditions such as diaper rash, radiation therapy skin burns, and others.
Butter is the dairy product made from churning milk or cream. The churning process separates the butterfat (the solids) from the buttermilk (the liquid). The butter we most often buy is made from cow's milk, although other varieties — made from the milk of sheep, goat, yak, or buffalo — are also available.
Feta is classified as a “brined curd” cheese that is made in Greece and throughout the world. In Greece, it is typically made out of sheep or goat's cheese. However, elsewhere in the world, such as in the United States, it is made from cow's milk or buffalo milk.
It is used at room temperature as a spread, melted as a condiment, and used as an ingredient in baking, sauce making, pan frying, and other cooking procedures. Most frequently made from cow's milk, butter can also be manufactured from the milk of other mammals, including sheep, goats, buffalo, and yaks.
Cud is a portion of food that returns from an animal's stomach to the mouth to be chewed for the second time. Cud is produced during a digestive process called rumination. Cattle, deer, sheep, goats and antelope are some examples of animals that chew their cud.
Sheep / Goat is the eighth in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac. The Years of the Sheep include 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027, 2039, 2051 Sheep (goat, or ram) is among the animals that people like most. It is gentle and calm.
Flannel is made from natural cotton fiber, woven with a thickness that gives it extra warmth. Fleece sheets are made from polyester. The fleece gives them a fluffy appearance. The sheets can have the soft, brushed fleecing on both sides or only on one side with flat polyester on the other.
The Pool of Bethesda was a pool in Jerusalem known from the New Testament story of Jesus miraculously healing a paralysed man, from the fifth chapter of the Gospel of John, where it is described as being near the Sheep Gate, surrounded by five covered colonnades or porticoes.
What thread count are Boll and branch sheets? These sheets are woven with single-ply cotton into a 300 thread count, which the folks at Boll & Branch say is intended to create a “light and sumptuous” feel.
The corpora quadrigemina are reflex centers involving vision and hearing. It consists of groups of nerve cells-grey matter scattered in white matter. It basically connects the forebrain and the hind brain. It has four corpora quadrigemina which are the reflex centres of eye movement and auditory responses.
At a thread count of 600 and higher, this cotton takes on insulating attributes as well. As a result, both 600- and 800-thread count sheets will provide warmth in the winter, but still keep you cool in the summer. The 800-thread count sheets, however, will be softer and have more warming properties during cold weather.
Though sheets with counts over 1,000 are typically regarded as having the highest TC, they're the most questionable. To find a quality, high thread count sheet, choose something between the 400 to 500 TC range.