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Teaspoon

A teaspoon is an item of cutlery, a small spoon. Teaspoonful, abbreviated tsp. is used as a cooking measure of volume. The size of teaspoons available ranges from about 2.5 to 7.3 ml. A teaspoon is a small spoon suitable for stirring and sipping the contents of a cup of tea or coffee, or adding a portion of loose sugar to it; these spoons have heads less oval in shape. Teaspoons are a common part of a place setting. Teaspoons with longer handles, such as iced tea spoons, are used for ice cream desserts or floats. Similar spoons include the tablespoon and the dessert spoon, the latter intermediate in size between a teaspoon and a tablespoon, used in eating dessert and sometimes soup or cereals. Much less common is the coffee spoon, a smaller version of the teaspoon, intended for use with the small type of coffee cup. Another teaspoon, called an orange spoon, tapers to a sharp point or teeth, is used to separate citrus fruits from their membranes. A bar spoon, equivalent to a teaspoon, is used in measuring ingredients for mixed drinks.

A container designed to hold extra teaspoons, called a spooner in a set with a covered sugar container, formed a part of Victorian table service. The teaspoon is first mentioned in an advertisement in a 1686 edition of the London Gazette. In some countries, a teaspoon is a cooking measure of volume widely used in cooking recipes and pharmaceutic medical prescriptions. In English it is abbreviated as tsp. or, less as t. ts. or tspn. The abbreviation is never capitalized because a capital letter is customarily reserved for the larger tablespoon The metric teaspoon as a unit of culinary measure is 5 mL, equal to 5 cm3; as a unit of culinary measure, one teaspoon in the United States is ​1⁄3 tablespoon, 4.92892159375 mL. For nutritional labeling and medicine in the US, the teaspoon is defined the same as a metric teaspoon—precisely 5 millilitres. For dry ingredients, if a recipe calls for a level teaspoon of a, this refers to an leveled filling of the spoon, producing the same volume as for liquids.

A rounded teaspoon is a larger but less precise measure, produced without leveling the ingredient off or heaping it as high as possible. A heaping or heaped teaspoon is a larger inexact measure consisting of the amount obtained by scooping the dry ingredient up without leveling it off. For some ingredients, e.g. flour, this quantity can vary considerably. As an unofficial but once used unit of Apothecaries' measure, the teaspoon is equal to 1 fluid dram and thus ​1⁄4 of a tablespoon or ​1⁄8 of a fluid ounce; the Apothecaries' teaspoon was formally known by abbreviated cochl. Min. to distinguish it from the tablespoon or cochleare majus. When tea-drinking was first introduced to England circa 1660, tea was rare and expensive, as a consequence of which teacups and teaspoons were smaller than today; this situation persisted until 1784, when the The Commutation Act reduced the tax on tea from 119% to 12.5%. As the price of tea declined, the size of teacups and teaspoons increased. By the 1850s, the teaspoon as a unit of culinary measure had increased to ​1⁄3 of a tablespoon, but the apothecary unit of measure remained the same.

The teaspoon under its Latin name, continued to be used in Apothecaries' measures for several more decades, with the original definition of one fluid dram. Bar spoon Caddy spoon, a specialized spoon used for taking dried tea out of a storage container Cooking weights and measures Dessert spoon Tablespoon UK National Health Service Spoons give wrong medicine doses US National Institutes of Health MedlinePlus Liquid medication administration

To Love and Die in Dixie

"To Love and Die in Dixie" is the 12th episode of the third season of the animated comedy series Family Guy. Country music singer Waylon Jennings, who died three months after the episode aired on television in the United States, guest-stars in his last appearance on the show. Dakota Fanning guest starred on the episode; the title is a reference to a line in the traditional Southern song "Dixie". The episode was written by future showrunner Steve Callaghan, was directed by Dan Povenmire, it features the first appearance of the recurring character Mr. Herbert; this episode is rated TV-14 DL. Needing extra money, Chris decides to get a newspaper route, to help pay for a birthday gift for a girl he likes. Among those on his paper route is an old man named Herbert, sexually attracted to Chris. Chris gives his crush a present, but his clumsiness and over-eagerness scares her off, he decides to retain the paper route. Shortly thereafter, Chris witnesses a robbery at a convenience store, his bike ends up being stolen by the burglar as a getaway vehicle.

At the police station, Chris identifies the thief from a police lineup. However, Peter shows up and tells the thief that he is here to pick up Chris, going to "finger the guy who held up the convenience store" and proceeds to give the thief a picture of Chris, along with various other personal information; when the thief escapes and swears vengeance on Chris, the family is placed in the Witness Protection Program where they are relocated to Bumblescum, a tiny town in the deep South, to which Meg complains, although Lois remains somewhat optimistic. Deciding to embrace the South, Peter decorates his car like the General Lee, though he fails to roll the passenger window down for Brian when beckoning him to enter, he becomes sheriff with Brian as his deputy, although the two neglect their responsibilities in order to drink. Stewie joins a hillbilly jug band, Meg becomes the most successful and popular student among her classmates, Chris makes a new friend named Sam; when Peter interferes with a Civil War reenactment, claiming the North won the war, despite how they were being portrayed in the play, Sam's dad says Chris and Sam can no longer be friends and Peter and Brian have to answer to the civil war survivors.

Not knowing of this, Sam unexpectedly kisses Chris, Chris assumes Sam is gay. As Chris writes in a journal about what happened with Sam, Brian hears the story, he explains that kissing Sam felt right; when the two meet again, Chris explains to Sam that though he is flattered that Sam likes him, he is not interested in a romantic relationship and feels that they are better off as just friends. Just before the two go swimming, Chris finds out that Sam is a girl, due to his bad experiences around girls, Chris now feels awkward around Sam. At a party, held that night, Sam explains to Chris that he had no problem talking to her, when he thought she was a guy, so she tells Chris to think of her as a boy who he can make out with. After the FBI agents who were hired to look over the Griffins home in Quahog accidentally reveal the location of the family, the criminal tracks the family down in Bumblescum, attempts to kill Chris. During the confrontation, the criminal is shot and killed by Sam's father.

With the criminal gone, the Griffins return to Quahog with Chris having to leave Sam behind. Once they are home, they realize that someone had left 113 messages on their answering machine, all of which turn out to be from Herbert, looking for Chris. Dan Povenmire, who directed the episode, was granted substantial creative freedom by series creator and executive producer Seth MacFarlane. Povenmire recalled. Give me some visual gags. Do whatever you want. I trust you." Povenmire praised this management style for letting him "have fun." Povenmire brought realism, material from his own experiences, to the visual direction of Family Guy. For this episode, Povenmire drew inspiration from his own childhood in the deep south for a sequence for a background scene where a "redneck" character nonchalantly kicks a corpse into the nearby river. There was a running gag of raccoons jumping out of things and scratching Peter in the face. In addition to the regular cast, actors Brian Dunkleman and Kathleen Wilhoite, voice actors Dakota Fanning, Ralph Garman, Rachael MacFarlane, singer Waylon Jennings, guest starred in the episode.

Recurring guest voice actors and writers Mike Henry and Danny Smith made minor appearances. In the DVD commentary on the freaking sweet collection, Seth McFarland describes the south. "We party, we smoke da reef, we protect our own and we gonna do it again." GeneralCallaghan, Steve. Family Guy: The Official Episode Guide Seasons 1–3. Orion Books. ISBN 0-7528-7399-7. Specific "To Love and Die in Dixie" on IMDb "To Love and Die in Dixie" at TV.com

Amadou Coulibaly

Amadou Tinder Coulibaly is a Burkinabé football player who plays as a right back. Coulibaly played youth football for RC Bobo Dioulasso, before moving to Stade Rennais and Grenoble Foot 38 in France, he played for Zemplín Michalovce in Slovakia. He represented the Burkina Faso national football team at the 2001 FIFA U-17 World Championship and 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship, where the team finished top of Group A, but lost to Canada in the round of 16, he was a member of the Burkinabé 2004 African Nations Cup team, who finished bottom of their group in the first round of the competition, thus failing to secure qualification for the quarter-finals. Amadou Coulibaly at National-Football-Teams.com

Stanislav Dryanov

Stanislav Dryanov is a Bulgarian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Chernomorets Burgas. He made his A PFG debut on 5 October 2012 against Botev Vratsa. Stanislav Dryanov signed a contract with Botev Plovdiv in June 2014. After his excellent performances for Botev Plovdiv U21 against the U21 teams of Lokomotiv Plovdiv and CSKA Sofia Dryanov came on as a substitute for the first team of Botev Plovdiv during the 3-1 defeat from Lokomotiv Sofia in the 12th round of A Grupa. On 7 December Dryanov came on as a substitute and played during the final 10 minutes of the 2-0 win over PFC Haskovo. On 15 March 2015 Dryanov participated in the final minutes during the important 2-0 home win of Botev Plovdiv over CSKA Sofia. On 3 May Dryanov came on as a substitute during the 1-3 defeat from Ludogorets Razgrad and in the 80th minute missed out a clear opportunity to score, he came on during the second halves of the next two rounds of A grupa: defeat from Litex Lovech, on 11 May, 3-2 victory from CSKA Sofia, on 16 May.

On 23 May Dryanov was included in the starting lineup for the away derby game against Beroe Stara Zagora and remained on the pitch until the 85th minute when he was replaced by Hristiyan Kazakov. On 22 July 2015 Stanislav Dryanov was released from Botev Plovdiv on a free transfer. On 25 July Stanislav Dryanov signed а one year contract with PFC Neftochimic Burgas. On 24 January 2017, Dryanov signed with Pomorie; as of 1 July 2016 Stanislav Dryanov at Soccerway

Mike Sansing

Mike Sansing is an American college baseball coach serving as head coach of the Kennesaw State Owls baseball team. He was named to that position prior to the 1992 season, he led the Owls as they joined the NCAA's Division II in 1994, in 2005 began the process to elevate the program to Division I, completed for the 2010 season. Sansing played at Gordon College and West Georgia, being named all-conference all four years, team MVP honors three times, he began his coaching career with the Wolves in 1985. He served two seasons as an assistant two seasons at Southern Poly before his first head coaching position at Shorter. In his final year with the Hawks, he led the team to the 1991 conference title, he moved to Kennesaw State. In his time with the Owls, he led Kennesaw State to the 1994 NAIA World Series title in their final season in the NAIA; the Owls claimed the 1996 NCAA Division II Baseball Championship and a pair of national runner-up finishes in 1998 and 1999. Nine of his teams have won 40 or more games, including six in a row and 61 in 1998, a national record.

Baseball America named Kennesaw State the "Best Division II program of the 1990s."After moving to Division I, the Owls joined the Atlantic Sun Conference. They were not eligible for the postseason until 2010, but made four straight A-Sun Tournaments from 2011–2014, they went 0–2 in 2011, lost in the championship game in 2012 and 2013, won the 2014 tournament to advance to their first NCAA Division I Baseball Championship. There, they had surprising success, going 3–1 at the Tallahassee Regional to advance to the Super Regional round, where they lost to Louisville. Below is a table of Sansing's records as a collegiate head baseball coach. List of current NCAA Division I baseball coaches Career statistics and player information from Error: Template:Baseballstats must contain at least one valid parameter name

Atli the Slender

Atli the Slender was a ninth-century Norwegian jarl mentioned in several Old Norse sources, including Heimskringla and Egils saga. Atli was the son of a jarl of Gaular in Fjordane, his sister was the wife of King Harald Goldbeard of Sogn. He became friends with King Halfdan the Black of Vestfold and accompanied him on a number of his expeditions. In particular, Atli accompanied Halfdan when, following the death of Halfdan's father in law Harald Goldbeard and Halfdan's son Harald, the Vestfolder king led an expedition to take possession of Sogn as their heir. Halfdan made Atli jarl over all of Sogn. Atli continued to govern Sogn into the reign of Halfdan's son Harald Fairhair, he is mentioned in Egils saga in connection with the famous skald Olvir Hnufa, the eponymous Egill's great-uncle. At a thing in Gaular, Olvir fell in love with Atli's daughter; the jarl refused Olvir permission to marry the girl, but he was so smitten that he abandoned his Viking life to be near her. A skald of some talent, he composed a number of love poems for Solveig.

For reasons not revealed in the saga, but related to his courtship of Solveig, Olvir was attacked and nearly killed in his home by Solveig's brothers shortly after King Harald's conquest of Møre. Atli's sons, Hallstein and Herstein, were famous Norsemen who sailed with the foster brothers Hjörleifr Hróðmarsson and Ingólfr Arnarson, they fell out, over Ingolfur's sister Helga, who married Hjörleifur. In the ensuing blood feud two of Atli's sons were killed and their erstwhile allies fled Norway for Iceland, becoming the first permanent settlers there. After Harald Fairhair conquered Møre and Fjordane he assigned the governance of the former to Rognvald Eysteinsson and the latter to Håkon Grjotgardsson. Hákon and Atli soon came into conflict over Sogn and fought a battle at Fjalir in Stafaness Bay, in which Håkon was killed. Atli was wounded in the battle and taken to a nearby island, where he died. Eyvindr skáldaspillir wrote a verse about the battle, preserved in Heimskringla: Was Hakon, Hogni's daughter's-tree fey when to fight he went.

Blended was with blood the wave, as friends fell, faithful to him, wound-gore warm of warriors, in Ygg's storm by Stafaness. Ari the Learned; the Book of the Settlement of Iceland. Ellwood, T. transl. Kendal: T. Wilson and Publisher, 1898. Jones, Gwyn. A History of the Vikings. 2nd ed. Oxford Univ. Press, USA, 2001. Snorri Sturluson. Heimskringla: History of the Kings of Norway. Lee Hollander, transl. University of Texas Press, 1992. Thorsson, Örnólfur, et al. "Egil's Saga." The Sagas of the Icelanders. Trans: Bernard Scudder