2 edition of One grain of the salt found in the catalog.
One grain of the salt
L. H. McIntyre
Includes bibliographical references.
|LC Classifications||BX6480.L433 M35 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 111 p. :|
|Number of Pages||111|
|LC Control Number||86210824|
by The Health Sciences Academy — Get free science updates here. Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar – Your Brain’s Silent Killers – by David Perlmutter We thought it’d be fun to review a book (in this case Grain Brain) and highlight the kinds of things we noticed that perhaps most readers are not aware of. Each novel promotes close to, if not full historical accuracy, but that is something that must be taken with a grain of salt. The Jungle is near fully accurate with the information it provides about the meat packing industry in the early nineteen hundreds, however it does lack in small areas that would make the book one hundred percent accurate.
Salt is to be admired for its atomic beauty and proof of order in the universe. Our astrophysicist friend Adam Frank says you can find some good news in something as simple as a single grain of salt. The warning, “Take it with a grain of salt”, gets across what I’m thinking. So I explored it a little. Historical grain of salt. Historians believe that the phrase “take it with a grain of salt” originated in Pliny the Elder’s Natural History. In Book XXIII, Chap (“Walnuts: Twenty-Four Remedies”), he recorded an antidote.
Definition of grain of salt: a skeptical attitude — used in the phrase take (something) with a grain/pinch of salt I take the guidebooks with a grain of salt, preferring to follow my instincts. — Daisann McLane The malleability of memory is the first reason why autobiographies should be taken with a grain of salt. One of the earliest units of common measure and the smallest, it is a uniform unit in the avoirdupois, apothecaries’, and troy systems. The ancient grain, varying from one culture to the next, was defined as the weight of a designated number of dry wheat (or other edible grain) kernels taken from the .
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The fact is that no one can say with certainty whether these events actually occurred or not, but while writing about them, I have tried to insert into the story "a grain of salt" and to show that, if the "official interpretation" is not taken blindly, perhaps in them there are traces or, at least, an echo of true events.5/5(2).
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When told with "a grain of salt," these tales show that they are not exactly the same as they were presented to us. From Attila the Hun and Charlemagne, Muhammad and Genghis Khan, from Marco Polo to Joan of Arc, in this book you will meet many extraordinary people and keep track of the profound consequences they left behind.5/5(3).
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"Kurlansky finds the world in a grain of salt fascination and surprise regularly erupt from the detail." — The New York Times Book Review This is terrific food writing; like fleur de sel, something scarce and to be savored." — San Francisco ChronicleCited by: The answer is yes, as the salt experts at Nouryon (formerly known as AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals) have developed OneGrain® − a unique mineral salt with less sodium and great taste, all in one grain.
A GRAIN OF SALT WHY YOU MUST MAKE YOUR OWN DECISIONS considering all alternatives, gathering relevant facts, and ranking priorities. The book closes with an appendix that contains two scholarly—but not uninteresting—essays on physics ("Dark Matter as Tachyons") and law ("Pure Risk Theory").
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ECW, $ trade paper (p) ISBN Buy this book Schwarcz (A Feast of Science), a. Pliny the Elder's Naturalis Historia may be the origin of the phrase. To take something with a " grain of salt " or " pinch of salt " is an English language idiom that means to view something with skepticism or not to interpret something literally.
History [ edit ]. Taken With a Grain of Salt is the sequel to the novel Salted, a book I reviewed back in March. Featuring the same great cast of characters, this novel further explores the world of the selkies, Salt Children, and their ocean bound world/5.
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Our goal is to bolster the success of creative people and spaces through design, strategy, and rigorous execution. 'Every grain offering of yours, moreover, you shall season with salt, so that the salt of the covenant of your God shall not be lacking from your grain offering; with all your offerings you shall offer salt.
Exodus Then the LORD said to Moses, "Take for yourself spices, stacte and onycha and galbanum, spices with pure frankincense.
Grains Of Sand Quotes. It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out; it's the grain of sand in your shoe. Faith as tiny as a grain of sand allows us to move mountains. I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand.The wheat and chessboard problem (sometimes expressed in terms of rice grains) is a mathematical problem expressed in textual form as.
If a chessboard were to have wheat placed upon each square such that one grain were placed on the first square, two on the second, four on the third, and so on (doubling the number of grains on each subsequent square), how many grains of wheat would be on .Lastly, the first usage of the phrase, “This should be taken with a grain of salt” was found in a commentary on the book of Revelation, by John Trapp, published in 4 And there you have it!
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