A website where you can read and write reviews about restaurants, nightlife, local businesses, etc.
How did Yelp get its name?
Contrary to common belief, the name does not come from "help" or "Yellow Pages" directly. David Galbraith, who instigated the local services project based on user reviews, came up with the name "Yelp". The domain name was just available for purchase for a reasonable price from a squatter, according to co-founder Jeremy Stoppelman. 'The word "yelp" was short, memorable, easy to spell, and was familiar with the "help" and "yellow pages"', he stated in an interview
published in February 2013.
It is an exercise by which a coroner
conducts an investigation into the cause of death of any person. This is usually done where death occurs in a suspicious circumstance. It is a common practice to conduct coroner's inquest for persons who die in prisons.
A demand letter is a letter written by a creditor to his debtor
in order to request for the payment of money owed. Such letter usually gives a time-frame within which the debtor has to make payment so as to avoid a court action. In some cases, such letters must first be written before a creditor can sue even when there is need to do so.
With the typical deed, the seller, current owner or provider of any conveyance is normally considered the grantor. Most states require that deed grantors be legally competent and be clearly and accurately identified in the deed.
- Own It! Real Estate Dictionary (Volume 8) by William E Keeler
This is a practice where cases are mentioned in court by lawyers, usually in the order of their seniority, without following how cases appear on the cause list.
In chemistry, breakdown means a chemical decomposition. In other words, it is the separation of a single chemical compound into its elemental parts or to simpler compounds. Chemical breakdown is usually defined as the exact opposite of chemical synthesis.
is a statement that describes the meaning of a term or expression. A definition defines a word using other words. Therefore, this can be challenging sometimes. Most dictionaries
include example sentences to illustrate sense and grammatical usage.
A person who has reached the age of legal majority
, generally eighteen.
It is a price at which a seller offers an article for sale which is usually subject to bargaining. The term is commonly used in connection with sales of landed property.
Testament is a legal term for a written will.
A debenture is a document issued to its holder to show that a particular company
is indebted to him. It is basically a document acknowledging a company's indebtedness to its holder.
Any person making an application
in a case is called an applicant whether the plaintiff (claimant) or the defendant. This is irrespective of whether the application is made orally or in writing.
A Lessee is a person paying the lessor
(owner) for use of an asset. When real estate
is leased, the lessee is called a tenant.
Alpha testing is a form of testing done while creating a software program. It is often the first form of testing done, hence the name “alpha”. Alpha is the first letter of the Greek alphabet and is often used to describe things that come first in an ordered system (alpha, beta, gamma, delta, ....omega).
Alpha test is the first phase of software testing. The second one, beta test
is carried out by end users and the alpha test is carried out by testers or software developers.
Gazette is a government publication issued from time to time so as to keep members of the public informed in relation to government activities. Any information published in a gazette is a notice to the whole world.
It's an acronym for "augmented reality
" in computer science.
1. Argentina (ISO-3166 country code)
2. Arkansas (US postal abbreviation)
3. Arabic (two letter international language code)
Judgement is the British spelling of judgment
, meaning act or instance of judging. It is your opinion about something that you have or express after you thought about it.
To buy back one's property
, such as after a judicial sale or before a trustee's sale.
Holding charge is a practice where people suspected to have committed some crimes are kept in custody by the order of court while police investigation is still on-going. This practice has been condemned by courts because it violates individuals' right to personal liberty.