ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GIANT
From Old French geant, from Vulgar Latin gagās (unattested), from Latin gigās, gigant-, from Greek.
10 QUOTES WITH «GIANT»
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One time, I came off stage and a guy named Roman Decare, God rest his soul, he was a comic. 'Louie, if you do that family stuff, and you're a clean comic on stage, you'll become famous.' And, for some reason, a switch clicked, and I started doing the family stuff, and it became a giant part of my life.
When you're 11 or 12 years old, you can get so swept up in a book that you start to believe that the fantasy is reality. I think when you have a giant crush when you're in fifth grade, it becomes your whole world. It's like being underwater; everything is different.
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.
My family makes these vinegars - out of everything from grapes to peaches and cherries. We go through the whole process with the giant vat and drainer, label them, and give them as Christmas presents.
I really feel like 'True Blood' is a big, giant slice of cake for the audience every week; it's offering people 60 minutes of sometimes thought-provoking entertainment. If you're gonna give an Emmy out, you should probably give it to the audience of 'True Blood.'
Stories are great, but at the end of the day, you remember that moment and that moment and that moment. 'The Avengers' had all of this great, giant action, but for all of the clever dialogue, it's the moments.
I love making movies, and being in any that I can be in. I'd like to be in those giant movies, as the fifth or sixth lead, and have three or four killer scenes. You don't have the responsibility of the entire movie being on you. I like those roles. I'm shooting for the middle.
When something that occupies a giant space in your life comes to an end, then you have to go through a mourning period. I loved 'The Shield.' It was one of the hardest and one of the greatest experiences of my life. But having said that, I'm always thinking about what's next.
Some women can't stand being pregnant, getting big and bloated, and hauling around a giant stomach, and some women, for reasons probably understood by Darwin, love it.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIANT»
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This sweeping tale captures the essence of Texas on a staggering scale as it chronicles the life and times of cattleman Jordan "Bick" Benedict, his naive young society wife, Leslie, and three generations of land-rich sons.
Book of Poetry
The Giant Book of Poetry is an illustrated anthology of over 575 poems, more than 750 pages and over 60 illustrations representing ancient, classical, modern, and contemporary time periods along with a good selection of English translations ...
Awaken the Giant
Within: How to Take Immediate Control of ...
Anthony Robbins, the nation's leader in the science of peak performance, shows you his most effective strategies and techniques for mastering your emotions, your body, your relationships, your finances, and your life.
India : The Emerging Giant
: The Emerging Giant
India: The Emerging Giant fills this gap, shedding light on one of the most successful experiments in economic development in modern history.
Arvind Panagariya Professor of Economics and Jagdish Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political Economy Columbia University School of International & Public Affairs, 2008
Andre the Giant
: A Legendary Life
André the Giant: A Legendary Life is the story of how his enormous charisma and undeniable presence aided World Wrestling Federation's explosive rise to the forefront of popular culture.
George: Life with the World's Biggest Dog
GIANT GEORGE is the charming story of how this precocious puppy won Dave and Christie's hearts and along the way became a doggie superstar. In 2010, George was named by Guinness World Records as the Tallest Dog in the World-ever.
Squee's Wonderful Big Giant Book of Unspeakable Horrors
Features familiar faces from Johnny the Homicidal maniac but focuses on poor little Squee--Johnny's wee trauma magnet neighbor.
The Little Giant
Book of Optical Illusions
A collection of hundreds of optical illusions, including classic examples from various sources and new drawings
: George Stevens, a Life on Film
Marilyn Moss’s Giant examines the life of one of the most influential directors to work in Hollywood from the 1930s to the 1960s.
When Geronimo agrees to be a caddie for his grandfather in a golf tournament, he and Special Agent OOK team up to prevent the theft of the Super Mouse Cup.
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIANT»
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Giant Stephen Coniglio signs on for two more years
Highly sought after GWS onballer Stephen Coniglio has signed a new contract to remain at the Giants. Coniglio is understood to have signed a ... «The Age, Jul 15»
Watch; The Japs Accept America's Challenge To A Giant Robot Fight
"Suidobashi, we have a giant robot, you have a giant robot. You know what needs to happen," said co-founder of MegaBots,Inc. Matt Oehrlein, ... «News Every day, Jul 15»
New Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Trailer Shows "The Giant" Map in Action
Last week, Activision announced that a bonus map, “The Giant,” based on “Der Reise” from 2008's Call of Duty: World at War will be included in ... «PlayStation LifeStyle, Jul 15»
Puerto Rico's soaring cost of living, from giant electric bills to $5 …
People walk through a shopping area in Rio Piedras where many businesses have closed in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Photograph: Ricardo ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
Argos wary of sleeping giant in Stamps
Argos wary of sleeping giant in Stamps. 0. frank-zicarelli. By Frank Zicarelli, Toronto Sun. First posted: Sunday, July 12, 2015 11:32 PM EDT ... «Toronto Sun, Jul 15»
Bernard Lewis -- the Intellectual Giant and the Grasshoppers
Bernard Lewis -- the Intellectual Giant and the Grasshoppers. By Michael Curtis. It is a truth universally acknowledged except by reviewers in ... «American Thinker, Jul 15»
CEO of game giant Nintendo, Satoru Iwata, dies of cancer at age of 55
Nintendo has announced that its chief executive, Satoru Iwata, has died of bile duct cancer at the age of 55, several months after he abandoned ... «South China Morning Post, Jul 15»
Giant Lapu-lapu fish found in Antique
CAUGHT. Residents of an Antique town poke at a giant grouper (Lapu-lapu) that was found trapped in a shallow part of the reef. Photo by ... «Rappler, Jul 15»
Montreal muralists A'Shop pay tribute to PEI with giant lobster painting
A Montreal mural-production company is responsible for Charlottetown, P.E.I.'s newest, biggest lobster. A'Shop, an artist-run collective based in ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
How hogweed sap can cause third degree burns and even blindness
Giant hogweed, Heracleum mantegazzianum, can grow up to 16 ft high. It's a member of the Apiaceae family, which includes carrots, parsnips ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»