Holidays and Other Dates in the US Secular Calendar First published on 1996 July 15; last updated 2001 January 4 by Marcos J. Montes. Holidays Covered | Algorithms Used | References Output You will a receive a listing of the holidays covered below. Federal Holidays & Government Documents THIS SECTION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AS GOVERNMENT RULES CHANGE. Official rules covering Federal Holidays in the USA may be found at the Office of Personnel Management. The following information in this section (in red on most browsers, and between horizontal rules) is courtesy the OPM. In-Lieu of Holidays: When a holiday falls on a nonworkday outside a full-time employee's basic workweek, the day to be treated as his or her holiday is the first workday preceding the nonworkday except, if the nonworkday is Sunday, the next workday is the holiday. Government Publications: The statutory listing of legal public holidays--along with statutory requirements-- is found in section 6103 of title 5 of the United States Code. Dates NOT Covered by this Calendar Algorithms
GenBank Overview Area Code Listing, by Number The cities listed with each area code are the major cities for that area code; this originated as the city in which the switch computer for that area code is located, but is no longer the case. The cities listed are not intended to be exhaustive. This list is updated only when an Internet user informs me of a (pending) change. There are no special data sources from which this is generated -- just the cooperation of the Net. I do not have anything to do with phone companies etc; I do research in computer security, and this is just a random service for/of/by the Internet community. See also the listing by state/country and the NANPA data. * indicates that daylight savings time is not observed. "split" refers to a service area served by one area code being subdivided into two or more areas, with the original area code serving one of the subdivisions and new areacode(s) serving the other(s). The split/overlay information is not exhaustive.
10 Big Myths about copyright explained See EFF notes on fair use and links from it for a detailed answer, but bear the following in mind: The "fair use" exemption to (U.S.) copyright law was created to allow things such as commentary, parody, news reporting, research and education about copyrighted works without the permission of the author. That's vital so that copyright law doesn't block your freedom to express your own works -- only the ability to appropriate other people's. Fair use is generally a short excerpt and almost always attributed. Note that most inclusion of text in followups and replies is for commentary, and it doesn't damage the commercial value of the original posting (if it has any) and as such it is almost surely fair use. The "fair use" concept varies from country to country, and has different names (such as "fair dealing" in Canada) and other limitations outside the USA. Facts and ideas can't be copyrighted, but their expression and structure can. See the DMCA alert for recent changes in the law. False.
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Online Etymology Dictionary The Word Spy - heteroflexible (het.ur.oh.FLEKS.uh.bul) n. A heterosexual person who is open to relationships with people of the same sex. —adj. Also: hetero-flexible, heteroflex. —heteroflexibility n. First, there was the term "homosexual," then "gay" and "lesbian," then the once taboo "dyke" and "queer." Now, all bets are off. With the universe of gender and sexual identities expanding, a gay youth culture emerging, acceptance of gays rising and label loyalty falling, the gay lexicon has exploded with scores of new words and blended phrases that delineate every conceivable stop on the identity spectrum — at least for this week. Someone who is "genderqueer," for example, views the gender options as more than just male and female or doesn't fit into the binary male-female system. "The language thing is tricky," said Thom Lynch, the director of the San Francisco Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Community Center. As for sexuality, don't get me started.