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Google serves some 80 percent of all
search queries on the Internet, making
it by far the most popular search
engine. Its popularity is due not only to excellent
search effectiveness, but also extensive
querying capabilities. However, we should
also remember that the Internet is a highly
dynamic medium, so the results presented
by Google are not always up-to-date – some
search results might be stale, while other
relevant resources might not yet have been
visited by Googlebot (the automatic script
that browses and indexes Web resources for
We bow to and thank the following who helped along the way: Mary Ann Kernan, who was charged with putting this project together in 1999 and 2000; John Williams, who must be credited for all that is right about our lexicography and excused for anything that is not; Robert Hay and Mike Tarry of Alden for their unending work on the database and cheerful handling of every problem we could throw at them; Claire L'Enfant; James Folan for rescuing us in the content edit phase; Louise Hake for her cheerful determination in the editing and production phases; our fine...
While – as Hake (2004: 193) has stated – there is still a tendency to estab-
lish a discursive dichotomy between consumer culture and the elitist thoughts
of avant-garde movements, it should be stressed that both share a common
rhetoric of innovation and progress. Furthermore, it was precisely this intel-
lectual reflection about the status of art vis-à-vis everyday life that called for a
tight bond between the two and led to the goal of an Aesthetisierung des Alltags
(aestheticisation of everyday life) in the context of the Weimar Republic....
The link between Önancial asset prices and macro variables has become a popular
Öeld of the economic research over the past decades. Many studies, mostly applied
on the United States, have shown that the term spread, measured as the di§erence
between yields on longer maturity bonds and money market interest rates, has
predicted macro variables more accurately compared with other Önancial asset
classes. Results concerning the ability of stock prices, usually in the form of
broad-based indices, in predicting such variables have been mixed.