A kebaya is a traditional blouse-dress combination that originated from the court of the Javanese Majapahit Kingdom, and is traditionally worn by women in Indonesia, Straits Chinese, Singapore, Brunei, Burma, southern Thailand, Cambodia and the southern part of the Mindanao. It is sometimes made from sheer material such as silk, thin cotton or semi-transparent nylon or polyester, adorned with brocade or floral pattern embroidery. A kebaya is usually worn with a sarong, or a batik kain panjang, or other tr..
It's clear that Quentin Tarantino is a huge fan: he cast Grier in the title role of his direct homage Jackie Brown while the one-woman revenge scenario that fuelled the Kill Bill films didn't just come from the Far East. When Foxy Brown's undercover-agen..
Mittens, boots, warm snowsuits. Grab the sled in the shed. Down the hill, winter thrill On a quiet snowy night, the lights go out, and the bright snowball moon outside illuminates everything. Two children meet up with some of their neighborhood friends t..
Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1764 edition. Excerpt: ... are usually commended as alteratives; for now and then this seemed to be of service, where..
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