In peacetime the rank of Full General is reserved for the Commander of Finnish Defence Forces. Sometimes a General's branch of service is indicated in the rank. So far Finland has had seventeen of jalkaväenkenraali (General of Infantry), a few of jääkärikenraali (Jägergeneral), two of ratsuväenkenraali (General of Cavalry) and one tykistönkenraali (General of Artillery). Marshal Mannerheim himself was the other one of the two Generals of Cavalry before his promotion to Field Marshal.
The General was inaugurated in 1937, and carried coaches and Pullmans. It received some new lightweight equipment in 1938 as part of the fleet of modernism, but it was mostly heavyweight until 1940. It was the only "Fleet of Modernism" train to be streamlined without an observation car. It lost its coaches when the Advance General was inaugurated in 1940. It was re-equipped with lightweight sleeping cars from both the pre-war Broadway, and new cars from post-war orders. At this time, it also carried the Broadway's pre-war observation cars. In 1951 the General lost its all-Pullman status when it was combined with the all-coach Trail Blazer for non-peak travel periods only. In 1952 this consolidation became permanent, and by 1960, the Trail Blazer name was dropped. In 1967 the General was renamed the Broadway Limited when that train lost its numbers and all-Pullman status.
Normally the word "general" is not used in the Swiss military, with three-star commandants de corps the highest-ranking officers in the army. Under the Constitution, the Federal Council, which acts as the country's head of state, can command only 4,000 soldiers, with a time limit of three weeks of mobilisation. For it to field more service personnel, the Federal Assembly must elect a General who is given four stars. Thus, the General is elected by the Federal Assembly to give him the same democratic legitimacy as the Federal Council.
The general is elected by a joint session of the Federal Assembly, known as the United Federal Assembly, wherein both the 200-seat National Council and 46-seat Council of States join together on a 'one member, one vote' basis. The Federal Assembly retains the sole power to dismiss the General, but the General remains subordinate to the Federal Council by the Council's ability to demobilise and hence making the position of General redundant.
A zoo (short for zoological park, zoological garden, or animal park, and also called a menagerie) is a facility in which animals are confined within enclosures, displayed to the public, and in which they may also be bred.
The term zoological garden refers to zoology, the study of animals, a term deriving from the Greekzōon (ζῷον, "animal") and lógos (λóγος, "study"). The abbreviation "zoo" was first used of the London Zoological Gardens, which opened for scientific study in 1828 and to the public in 1857. The number of major animal collections open to the public around the world now exceeds 1,000, around 80 percent of them in cities.
London Zoo, which opened in 1826, first called itself a menagerie or "zoological forest," which is short for "Gardens and Menagerie of the Zoological Society of London." The abbreviation "zoo" first appeared in print in the UK around 1847, when it was used for the Clifton Zoo, but it was not until some 20 years later that the shortened form became popular in the song "Walking in the Zoo on Sunday" by music-hall artist Alfred Vance. The term "zoological park" was used for more expansive facilities in Washington, D.C., and the Bronx in New York, which opened in 1891 and 1899 respectively.
Zoo was a British (and formerly an Australian and South African) lads' magazine published weekly by Bauer Media Group in the United Kingdom. It was launched on 29 January 2004, and for a time was the UK's only men's weekly after the similar and rival magazine Nuts closed in April 2014.
On 17 November 2015, Zoo announced on its website that it would be suspending publication.
Zoo consisted of a mix of comedy news, sports commentary, photos of semi-naked women, jokes (of the pub joke style), an entertainments guide (covering TV, cinema, video/computer games and music), fashion/grooming and comical/rude pictures sent in by readers.
Zoo was a weekly news magazine aimed at the male market. It was launched on 29 January 2004, as the second weekly men's magazine in the UK (the first being the similar and rival magazine; Nuts). The magazine was published by German company Bauer Media Group.
The Zoo website is a continuation of the magazine's content that also includes original articles, videos and photo galleries. Readers are also invited to create a profile and post pictures via the "Zoo Bloggers" section.
• Join in the Akron Zoo’s SummerSafari and be part of the area’s wildest party ... • Put on your best princess gown or pirate garb and swing by the Akron Zoo to complete an ... Princess and Pirate Day is included in general admission and free for Akron Zoo members.
Claire, an elephant at Omaha's zoo, is pregnant and due in 2022. The newest bundle of joy born at the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium stands shy of 6 feet tall and weighs right around 140 pounds, zookeepers estimate ... zoo animals ... zoo baby ... A three-month-old pygmy hippo born at the Henry Doorly Zoo was introduced to the general public on March 24, 2006.
If the -o word has a consonant before the “o,” the general rule is to add “es” to make the word plural ... If the -o word has a vowel before the “o,” the general rule is to add “s” to make the word plural. We see this in ratios, studios, tattoos, radios and zoos ... We have words that don’t follow the general rules I just provided ... ....
Five fluffy flamingo chicks explore their surroundings with their parents after hatching at a Russian zoo. The chicks were born in the Moscow Zoo after a period of incubation to protect them from being damaged by the often-boisterous flock ... Both parents take care of their offspring equally,” said Moscow Zoo general director Svetlana Akulova.
“Because African elephants are most commonly top-of-mind in conversations concerning elephant conservation, the unique challenges Asian elephants face often go unnoticed by the general public,” said Rebecca Snyder, OKC Zoo’s director of conservation and science ... The Zoo is ...
This will be the first time Pepsi has ever offered licensed gear with one of its partners.The Pepsi Cooler ... Manager of Marketing, PBNA NorthDivision ... "For more than 115 years, Hersheypark has created a 'Hersheypark Happy' experience for visitors with more than 70 rides, a water park, and zoo," said Vikki Hultquist, General Manager of Hersheypark ... .
Guests making an online reservation at okczoo.org/tickets will receive free general Zoo admission during this special offer ... Guests making an online reservation at okczoo.org/tickets will receive free general Zoo admission during this special offer in August.
Advanced tickets are $50 in advance for the general public and $45 for Zoo members ...Tickets for Zoo members can be purchased locally at the Utica Zoo Gift Shop. Tickets at the door are $55 for general admission and $50 for Zoo members ... Please note, the Zoo will close to the general public by 1 p.m.
A zoo has opened in a new home, after being shut to the general public throughout the pandemic ... But education work for "hard to reach and vulnerable groups", through private health care providers and council departments for example, has recently started again and the zoo opened to the general public on Saturday.
Bob and I now have our season passes to Brights Zoo, located on US-11E/321 a few miles southwest of Jonesborough... In general, the zoo remains in immaculate shape with new enhancements to some habitats designed to attract the animals to the fences where visitors can see the beautiful animals up close.
Zoo Atlanta is hosting Wild WorldWeekend July 31 and August 1... “Experience the dynamic cultures and rich biodiversity that surround us,” Zoo Atlanta said ... Zoo Atlanta members and children under 3 can attend for free. The event is also included with general admission to the zoo, which begins at $26.99 for adults and $20.99 for children ages 3-11.