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[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
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[New York] A Planet Where a Cigar Factory Can Have Feelings

As abandoned cigar factories go, this one is remarkably articulate. “They lied to me about the reality of things here on Muazzez,” ... Muazzez is a planet, one of several he described in his 2008 short-story collection, “A Chronicle of the Madness of Sma
New York Times
added Jan 13, 2014 23:01
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Cigar-store Indian is worth thousands

Is an old barber pole or carved cigar-store Indian worth as much as an oil painting of the same age? Some collectors today think so. One bidder paid $42,550 for a well-documented Indian maiden cigar store figure at a 2014 antiques auction.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 28, 2014 12:16
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Dan K. Webb

one of Mr. Webb's most significant cases was for Philip Morris. He serves as lead counsel in Engle, et al. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al.
Winston & Strawn LLP
added Nov 10, 2014 10:55
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Baseball and Showbiz in 1924

90 YEARS AGO...He is accustomed to smoke a cigar after lunch — a custom which is very strong — and he was compelled to get his after-lunch smoke at the game. He puffed a cigar slowly so that the smoke should not descend into the eyes of Mrs. Coolidge.”
New York Times
added Oct 6, 2014 20:24
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Munenori Kawasaki learned a valuable life lesson about smoking cigars during Toronto's celebration

there is a key sentence about not inhaling or else very bad things will happen to you. That would have been a valuable Google search for Toronto's Munenori Kawasaki to do before the Blue Jays clinched a playoff berth. He apparently didn't and this was the
SB Nation (portal)
added Sep 26, 2015 23:24
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[UK] George Cole, Who Famously Played a Young Scrooge, Dies at 90

Mr. Cole achieved his greatest fame as Arthur Daley, the dodgy, cigar-smoking used-car salesman and con man in “Minder,” an ITV series that ran for more than 100 episodes from 1979 to 1994.
New York Times
added Aug 7, 2015 05:01
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[UK] If the afterlife had a smoking lounge this is what it'd look like

Nearly 1,000 artefacts related to the famous Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel have been donated by collector Clive Richards to the SS Great Britain Trust. The collection will go on display to the public in 2016. By far the strangest object will
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Aug 28, 2014 19:38
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EXCLUSIVE: Actress Sarah Jessica Parker proves she's smoking again - as she lights up a hand rolled cigarette on a quiet New York street

Sarah Jessica Parker was caught taking a smoke break in Greenwich Village ... has said she smoked because her character on the show lit up. ... she told the show’s writers at the time in Paris, “Must she smoke again?… But it’s not been the easiest thing
New York Post
added Oct 11, 2013 21:13
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'Mighty Fine at 109': America's Oldest Vet Marks Birthday with Cigar

Overton lights up a dozen cigars a day, but he's stopped taking a shot of whiskey in his morning coffee.
Military.com
added May 14, 2015 00:17
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