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'Vape', 'Binge-Watch' Added to Oxford Dictionaries

One of these is "vape" or "vaping," which describes inhaling smokeless nicotine vapor using e-cigarettes. Oxford Dictionaries researchers say the usage of both "vape" and "e-cig" has increased about 10 times in the past two years. "The trend of e-cigare
ABC News
added Aug 19, 2014 21:51

Rules of Style | Louis Garrel on Wearing PJs in Public and the Upside of Looking Like Everyone Else

when you talk to a woman and she acts in a strange way and you think she might be weird or crazy, no — she’s just trying not to smell what you taste in your mouth. And have you seen the yellow of smokers’ fingernails? Is that cool? It might look cool in a
New York Times Blogs
added Aug 19, 2014 17:00

[India] Om Puri quits smoking after mouth surgery

A cancer scare caused by an intimidating white patch in his mouth had all of actor Om Puri's friends and well-wishers worried after the report of the physical irregularity was out. But after a recent mouth surgery, he is fine and says he has kicked the b
Bollywood Life (in)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:19

Q. and A. With Stuart Elliott

Q. There’s a scene in one of my favorite movies, “L.A. Confidential,” which is set in 1953, featuring a suspenseful shoot-out in an apartment. During the scene, a vintage Chesterfield cigarette commercial, in glorious black and white, plays on a TV set. (
New York Times
added Aug 18, 2014 12:41

[South Carolina] COLUMN: The tale of two tobacco murals

painted in the lobby of the Mullins Post Office ...A book on the program published by the S.C. State Museum in 1990 quoted one complainant’s letter that said the piled tobacco in the sketch looked “more like the method of hauling hay or trash to a dump ra
WBTW Channel 13
added Aug 17, 2014 06:26

[UK] Did harsh contract send cigar firm's reputation up in smoke?

150 ago this week, a miserable and overworked young Leicester girl was taken to court by her taskmaster employers - but their strong-arm tactics backfired. Priscilla Langton was 12 when, in 1864, she left school to work at Leicester cigar- making firm, G
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Aug 16, 2014 16:47

Michele Roberts, N.B.A. Union's New Leader, Confronts Gender Barriers

In the mid-1990s, while she was representing the tobacco company R. J. Reynolds, she quit smoking, friends said, as a personal demonstration that it was a voluntary act given her client’s interests.
New York Times
added Aug 16, 2014 15:00

[USA] Cinemas experiment and evolve to win audience from competition ($$)

For the 1960 release of Scent of Mystery, US cinemas piped aromas including rose and tobacco smoke into their auditoriums at key moments to complement the film’s narrative. The stunt failed spectacularly. Audience members complained that the Smell-o-Visio
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 15, 2014 10:10

High school's out! Lourdes smokes a hand rolled cigarette as she continues post-graduation fun with friends on the beach

While the budding fashionista has been sprung smoking before - much to her pop star mom's disapproval - the teen seems to be keen to take her rebellion on step further. Instead of just smoking a standard cigarette, as Lourdes has done in the past, on Wed
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 14, 2014 02:26

Lauren Bacall on smoking, aging, politics and leading men

A: I think everybody standing outside smoking is the most ridiculous thing you could possibly imagine. Listen, if adults want to smoke, they’re going to smoke. … Smoking is what killed Bogey. I gave up smoking because I was in the theater; I was in Austr
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Aug 14, 2014 02:18
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