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Encyclopedia

  • Offers team history, facts, notable players, and more for the Columbus Blue Jackets. — “Columbus Blue Jackets - Wikipedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Frankford Yellow Jackets were a professional American football team, part of the National Football League from 1924 to 1931, though its origin dates back to as early as 1899 with the Frankford Athletic Association.[1] The Yellow Jackets won the NFL championship in 1926. — “Frankford Yellow Jackets - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represents the Georgia Institute of Technology in collegiate level football. The Jackets play in Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field in Atlanta, Georgia, which has a capacity of 55,000. The Jackets have won four. — “Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football - Wikipedia, the free”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • All the inhabitants of Hampton and Moulsey dress themselves up in boating costume, and come and mouch round the lock with their dogs, and flirt, and smoke, and watch the boats; and, altogether, what with the caps and jackets of the men, the pretty coloured dresses of the women, the excited dogs, the moving boats, the white sails, the pleasant landscape, and the sparkling water, it is one of the gayest sights I know of near this dull old London town. — “Three Men in a Boat” by Jerome K. Jerome
  • At home it had been so clear that for six dressing jackets there would be needed twenty-four yards of nainsook at sixteen pence the yard, which was a matter of thirty shillings besides the cutting-out and making, and these thirty shillings had been saved. — “Anna Karenina” by Leo Tolstoy
  • George's Hospital wore red jackets still; where there were oil-lamps; where Achilles was not yet born; nor the Pimlico arch raised; nor the hideous equestrian monster which pervades it and the neighbourhood; and so they drove down by Brompton to a certain chapel near the Fulham Road there. — “Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • When they had laughed at Beth's story, they asked their mother for one, and after a moments thought, she said soberly, "As I sat cutting out blue flannel jackets today at the rooms, I felt very anxious about Father, and thought how lonely and helpless we should be, if anything happened to him. — “Little Women” by Louisa M. Alcott
  • They were nearly all whalemen; chief mates, and second mates, and third mates, and sea carpenters, and sea coopers, and sea blacksmiths, and harpooneers, and ship keepers; a brown and brawny company, with bosky beards; an unshorn, shaggy set, all wearing monkey jackets for morning gowns. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville
  • Jackets and coats were flung aside, shirts thrown open at the neck and rolled up to the shoulders; and we stood there, each at his post, in a fever of heat and anxiety. — “Treasure Island” by Robert Louis Stevenson

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