click links in text for more info
SUMMARY / RELATED TOPICS

Business casual

Business casual is an ambiguously defined Western dress code, considered casual wear but with smart components of a proper lounge suit from traditional informal wear, adopted for white-collar workplaces. This interpretation including dress shirt and trousers, but worn with an odd-coloured blazer or a sports coat instead. Acceptance of business casual in the United States was preceded by Casual Fridays which originated in California in the 1990s, in turn inspired by the Hawaiian 1960s casual custom of Aloha Friday; the designation of particular clothing pieces as "business casual" may be contentious. There is no agreed definition of "business casual". One definition of business casual states that it includes khaki pants and skirts, as well as short-sleeved polo shirts and long-sleeved shirts, but excludes jeans, tight or short skirts, T-shirts, sweatshirts. Another source, an American university careers service, states that business casual consists of neutral colors more towards the dark shades of black, navy, but can include white and off white, reminds that the clothing should be pressed and have clean, crisp seams.

The "Dress for Success" advice from the University of Toronto sums up business casual as "a classic, clean cut, put together look where a full suit is not required," which means slacks, khakis, or skirts. The Canadian university ends with the warning that "it is not clothing you would wear to a club or for athletic purposes.... Don’t let the word casual mislead you. You still need to look professional."Another author wrote in the Financial Times that "Ordinarily business casual for guys seems clear. It is a pair of chinos, a blazer and a good shirt, no tie."A BBC article suggested that a "safe global standard" consists of "a button down shirt," "jackets or blazers, khaki or gray slacks, leather shoes." It warned, that great variation exists between countries and regions within countries. A U. S. menswear retailer advises men to wear a collared shirt, navy blazer, brown shoes, while making sure to look "clean and well-groomed."A contributor to Forbes asked her Facebook friends to define business casual, found a more casual apparent consensus not forcibly including a jacket: "For men: trousers/khakis and a shirt with a collar.

For women: trousers/knee-length skirt and a blouse or shirt with a collar. No jeans. No athletic wear." A response to, "I disagree. No khakis." She states that "there’s a lack of consensus in what defines a business casual wardrobe. All most people know is they don’t want to see too much of a colleague’s body, including feet." Dress code Western dress codes Casual wear Smart casual Casual Friday Workwear Sportswear Building your career wardrobe

Ezra Warner (inventor)

Ezra J. Warner of Waterbury, Connecticut was an American inventor, who patented his design of a can opener in 1858. Crudely shaped bayonet and sickle combo, his design was accepted by the U. S. military during the period of the American Civil War. Can openers were needed because early cans were robust containers, which weighed more than food and required ingenuity to open, using whatever tools available; the instruction on those cans read "Cut round the top near the outer edge with a chisel and hammer." The bayonet part of Ezra Warner's can opener was pressed into the can, a metal guard kept it from penetrating too far into the can. The other part was the sickle, forced into the can and sawed around the edge. However, Warner's can opener was not a tool for domestic use. Grocers opened the cans; the first widespread domestic can opener was patented by William Lyman. The American Experience

Toltén

Toltén is a Chilean commune located at the lower flows Toltén River at the southern coast of Cautín Province, part of Araucanía Region. The commune is administered by the municipality Nueva Toltén, the main harbour and town within the commune. According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, Toltén spans an area of 860.4 km2 and has 11,216 inhabitants. Of these, 4,123 lived in 7,093 in rural areas; the population fell by 7 % between the 2002 censuses. As a commune, Toltén is a third-level administrative division of Chile administered by a municipal council, headed by an alcalde, directly elected every four years; the 2008-2012 alcalde is Rafael García Ferlice. Within the electoral divisions of Chile, Toltén is represented in the Chamber of Deputies by René Manuel García and Fernando Meza as part of the 52nd electoral district; the commune is represented in the Senate by José Garcia Ruminot and Eugenio Tuma Zedan as part of the 15th senatorial constituency

Lima Cricket and Football Club

Lima Cricket & Football Club is a Peruvian sports club based in the country's capital city of Lima. Lima Cricket claims to be both the oldest cricket club in South America, the oldest football-practising club in Peru and the Americas, having been founded in 1859 by the city's British community; the association football team participates in the local league of San Isidro District, Lima. The club is the de facto home of the Peru Cricket Association, hosts the National T20 Cricket League during the summer months of January to April, it has hosted a number of international tournaments, featuring the Peru national cricket team. The most recent was the South American Championship in April, 2014, with competing teams from Argentina, Brazil and Mexico. Apart from football and cricket, nowadays the club hosts the practise of basketball, jai alai, bocce ball, field hockey, table tennis, snooker, tennis and volleyball. Rugby union is no longer practised; the club was founded by English immigrants as the "Lima Cricket Club".

From its start, it was a multi-sport club based around the sports of cricket, rugby union, football. Over time, other sports gained popularity within the club, thus its name several times such as in 1865 to "Lima Cricket and Lawn Tennis Club" and to "Lima Cricket and Football Club" in 1906. Despite its members having played football since its origins, the first recorded football match was on August 7, 1892. Following on this event, the club now added a football-departement in 1893, it took on the current name on April 30, 1906. Lima Cricket went on to inspire future football clubs such as Union Cricket; as Lima C&FC was part of an elite football clubs composed of high-society families, unlike other raising clubs that accepted members and players from popular sectors of Lima. This was notable since the beginning of the 1920s; as a result, Limas CFC would be relegated from the top ranks at the hands of clubs that recruited their players from a much larger pool. His first rivalry was with the Ciclista Lima.

Peruvian Primera División: 2Winners: 1912, 1914 Runner-up: 1913 Liga Distrital de San Isidro:Winners: 2007, 2008, 2012, 2016 Runner-up: 2009, 2010, 2011 List of football clubs in Peru Peruvian football league system Genoa Cricket and Football Club Higgins, James. Lima: A Cultural and Literary History. Oxford: Signal Books Limited. ISBN 1-902669-98-3. Official website La difusión del fútbol en Lima List of Peru football champions at RSSSF Cricket Peru

Tapa Tchermoeff

Abdul "Tapa" Medjid Bey Ortsa Tchermoeff was the only Prime Minister of the Mountainous Republic of the Northern Caucasus. He was in office from May 11, 1918 until the entire government was forced into exile by the advancing Bolsheviks in 1921, his official title was General Tchermoeff, Prime Minister of the Mountainous Republic of the Northern Caucasus. Born in Grozny, Chechnya, in 1882, Tapa was the eldest son of the well-known General Ortsou Tchermoeff, he was educated at the Vladikavkaz secondary school and at the Nicolayevsky Cavalry College in St. Petersburg, he graduated in 1901 and joined an elite military unit, His Majesty Tsar Nicholas II's Own Life Guard Convoy. Tapa Tchermoeff married Princess Khavarsultan Khanim Ibrahimbeyova of Persia in 1906. Although still a young man he was obliged to leave the army in 1908 when his father died. During this time he threw himself into industrial activities, his family owned important parcels of oil-bearing land in the Grozny area. Tapa automatically became one of the most energetic pioneers of the Grozny oil industry.

World War I interrupted Tapa's economic activity. He joined the famous native Savage Division of the Imperial Russian Army with the rank of Captain. In the war he proved himself a fearless soldier. After the October Revolution Tapa returned to his native land intent to stem the rise of Bolshevism in Chechnya. Tapa believed the unifying of all Caucasian highlanders to be the only way of saving the Northern Caucasus from the Bolsheviks. On his initiative and thanks to his unrelenting energy a convention of Caucasian highlanders took place in March 1917; this meeting resolved to form an independent highland state. On 11 May 1918 the Mountainous Republic of the Northern Caucasus was established. Tapa was first the prime minister and the minister for foreign affairs. Early in March 1919, Tapa headed a delegation to Paris in an attempt to take part in the Treaty of Versailles; the object of the delegation was to secure the recognition of the independence of the Mountainous Republic of the Northern Caucasus.

A year the North Caucasus were in the hands of the Bolsheviks and in January 1921 the Soviet Mountain Republic of the Russian SFSR was established. Baddeley, J. F. 1908, The Russian Conquest of the Caucasus, Green, Co. London Henrey, Mrs Robert, 1954, Madeleine Grown Up, J. M. Dent & Sons, London Caucasian Republic Mission to the Peace Conference Appeal for Help, Friday 4 April 1919, The Morning Post, London. Tapa Charmoyev's Obituary The Times written by Elti Temihan Storozhenko, 1995, Ingushetia and Chechen Republic Map, Northern Caucasian Aerogeodesic Company of Roskartografia, Russia. Conflict in Chechnya: A Background Perspective Charlotte Aliston; the Suggested Basis for a Russian Federal Republic': Britain, Anti-Bolshevik Russia and the Border States at the Paris Peace Conference, 1919 Madeline Grown Up by Mrs Robert Henrey, 1952

Mirrool Creek

Mirrool Creek, a watercourse, part of the Lachlan sub-catchment of the Murrumbidgee catchment in the Murray–Darling basin, is in the Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia. The course of the Mirrool Creek is indefinite at various locations. Mirrool Creek rises in the Ingalba Nature Reserve, about 15 kilometres west by south of the town of Temora, sourced by runoff from the Great Dividing Range; the creek flows north northwest, north by west, west again for 115 kilometres, joined by four minor tributaries, before becoming indefinite 3 kilometres south southwest of Barellan. The Mirrool Creek rises again 20 kilometres east of Griffith and flows for 75 kilometres west southwest, to the south of Yenda, Bilbul and Griffith, before heading northwest by north and flowing into the Barren Box Swamp, where the creek does not drain above the land surface; the Mirrool Creek rises again southwest of the village of Goolgowi and flows west and west southwest, joined by one minor tributary, before reaching its confluence with the Lachlan River, north northwest of the town of Hay.

The creek descends 191 metres over the entire 264-kilometre course. The creek is crossed by the Newell Highway at the town of Ardlethan. List of rivers of New South Wales Rivers of New South Wales "Lachlan River catchment". Office of Environment and Heritage. Government of New South Wales. Trueman, Will. True Tales of the Trout Cod: River Histories of the Murray–Darling Basin. Canberra: Murray–Darling Basin Authority. ISBN 978-1-921914-98-0. Archived from the original on 25 February 2014