Mays sentence example

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  • Zea Mays (maize, q.v., or Indian corn) (q.v.).
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  • Greens and Messrs Longmans histories are the only notable attempts to tell the history of England as a whole, though Stubbss Constitutional History (3 vols.) covers the middle ages and embodies a political survey as well (for corrections and modifications see Petit-Dutaillis, Supplementary Studies, 1908), while Hallams Constitutional history (3 vols.) extends from 1485 to 1760 and Erskine Mays (3 vols.) from 1760 to 186o.
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  • In some plants the stamens are perfected before the pistil; these are called proterandrous, as in Ranunculus repens, Silene maritima, Zea Mays.
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  • He tapped his finger on Mays ' sketch of the surface topography.
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  • Billy Mays, who is best known as the screaming pitchman on infomercials for such products as OxiClean and Orange Glo, has died.
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  • While no official cause of death has been pronounced, it is widely speculated that Mays' death was the direct result of being struck in the head with an object after a harsh airplane landing the night before his passing.
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  • Billy Mays was on board a US Airways flight from Philadelphia to Tampa, Florida, where he resided.
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  • Mays was interviewed after the flight, and claimed that he was struck in the head by items from the overhead compartments.
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  • The following morning, on Sunday, June 28, 2009, Mays' wife woke to find her husband unresponsive.
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  • In addition to his infomercials, which made him a household name, Mays was the co-star of the Discovery Channel reality TV series Pitchmen, which followed Mays and fellow advertising star Anthony Sullivan (Sully).
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  • The show is currently airing its first season, and Mays had been hitting the talk show circuit to promote the program.
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  • Billy Mays has pitched over thirty products and services on television and at public events such as fairs and exhibitions.
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  • Born in 1958 in Pennsylvania, Mays has traveled across the country for the past twelve years as a pitchman.
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  • The autopsy results of pitchman Billy Mays have been released to a bit of controversy.
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  • The sudden death of Billy Mays in June of 2009 shocked many people.
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  • Initially, authorities believed that Mays died of a heart attack, but now, an autopsy report is revealing that there may have been a bunch of other contributing factors to Mays' death.
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  • At the time of his death, Mays was being treated for chronic hip problems and although the reports seem a bit salacious, the levels of pain killers in his system were said to be "therapeutic" levels and not elevated.
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  • Mays' family has responded to the release of the autopsy reports, stating the report contains "…extremely speculative conclusions" regarding Mays' cause of death.
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  • On a side note, Forbes Magazine estimates that Mays, along with his partner, Anthony "Sully" Sullivan, contributed to over $1 billion in sales of the products they pitched.
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  • Mays is one of the noblest of the grasses that thrive in our climate, almost indispensable to our gardens, with its fine appearance either isolated or associated with other fine-leaved plants.
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  • From Willie Mays to Barry Bonds to Cy Young award winner Tim Lincecum, some of the greatest baseball players to ever play the game have proudly worn the orange and black.
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