WELCOME MIAMI! (OH YEAH, YOU TOO, NEBRASKA).Byline: KEVIN MODESTE Kevin Modeste is the president of the Ajax—Pickering New Democratic Party riding association and was the party's candidate in the riding for the 2004 Canadian federal election.
PASADENA - I think I speak for every Los Angeles-area football fan when I offer an enthusiastic welcome to the players, coaches and staff of the University of Miami This article is about the university in Coral Gables, Florida. For the university in Oxford, Ohio, see Miami University.
The University of Miami (also known as Miami of Florida, UM, or just The U , and wish you the best of luck as you prepare for the Jan. 3 Rose Bowl game.
Also, hello to the University of Nebraska.
We in Southern California Southern California, also colloquially known as SoCal, is the southern portion of the U.S. state of California. Centered on the cities of Los Angeles and San Diego, Southern California is home to nearly 24 million people and is the nation's second most populated region, are proud to play host to a Miami team that has distinguished itself as richly deserving of a berth in the collegiate national championship game.
As for Nebraska, we're glad you're here too.
If there's anything we can do to make your stay more enjoyable, Miami, please do not hesitate to ask.
Nebraska, please be reminded that checkout time n. 1. the latest time for vacating a hotel room without being charged for extra time; as, the checkout here is 12 noon s>.
Noun 1. checkout time - the latest time for vacating a hotel room; "the checkout here is 12 noon"
checkout on Jan. 4 is 11 a.m.
We are confident, Miami, that you will be pleased and impressed by your accommodations at the stately Grand Ritz Regal Renaissance Hotel in Pasadena, and comfortable in the fleet of velvet-upholstered buses provided for your transportation.
Nebraska, we hope you appreciate the economy rates at the Acme Motor Lodge in Verb 1. lodge in - live (in a certain place); "She resides in Princeton"; "he occupies two rooms on the top floor"
move in - occupy a place; "The crowds are moving in"
stay at - reside temporarily; "I'm staying at the Hilton" beautiful downtown South Gate, and that you will find that the time invested in freeway commutes in the VW van provided for your use will enhance your team's interpersonal bonds.
Each of our guests from Miami will be thrilled to find in his hotel suite a token of our esteem in the form of a generously appointed fruit-and- cheese basket.
Each of those from Nebraska will enjoy a token of our esteem in the form of a pre-opened bag of pretzels.
Each guest from Miami will enjoy a high-quality cotton sweatshirt colorfully decorated with a bright orange-and-green ``Rose Bowl Hurricanes 2002'' logo commemorating your historic first appearance in the Granddaddy of All Bowl Games. Please accept this gift with our compliments.
Each guest from Nebraska will enjoy a high-quality cotton sweatshirt colorfully decorated with a bright yellow-and-green ``Rose Bowl Ducks 2002'' logo. Please note that this is the result of an error by an overeager o·ver·ea·ger
Excessively eager; too ardent or impatient.
over·ea printer who felt certain the Bowl Championship Series computer would send the Oregon Ducks The Oregon Ducks refers to the mascot and sports teams of the University of Oregon, located in Eugene, Oregon, United States. The Oregon Ducks are part of the Pacific 10 (Pac-10) conference. Donald Duck is the mascot of the University of Oregon under an agreement with Disney. to the title game.
Miami players will enjoy reading a coffee-table book cof·fee-ta·ble book
An oversize book of elaborate design that may be used for display, as on a coffee table.
a large expensive illustrated book
Noun 1. documenting the spectacular history of the Rose Bowl. Young athletes are sure to be inspired by the stories of gridiron achievement.
Nebraska players will enjoy reading the Colorado University Fiesta Bowl media guide. Young athletes are sure to be inspired by the stories of late- season upsets.
On Monday night, players, coaches and staff from Miami and Nebraska are invited to a lavish party celebrating the New Year and the Tournament of Roses.
Nebraska players, coaches and staff: Please arrive early to assist with table set-up and cooking. Hair nets and aprons will be provided. Feel free to keep your bar tips.
Of course, both teams will spend most of their time and concentration in the next week on practicing for the big game. However, it is hoped that you will have some free time to enjoy the sights and scenery that make Southern California such a popular tourist destination.
Arrangements have been made for guests from Miami to enjoy a day at Disneyland, with full access to all rides and attractions.
Guests from Nebraska may claim half-price passes to Uncle Lenny's Carnival in the parking lot of the 7-Eleven in Carson, featuring the giant slide known citywide as Tetanus-O-Rama.
Miamians will be taken on an afternoon's jaunt to the beach, where they will discover that Florida is not the only place to enjoy comfortable temperatures on the sand in wintertime.
Nebraska will be given a tour of the Los Angeles River The Los Angeles River is an intermittent river flowing through Los Angeles County, California, from Canoga Park in the west end of the San Fernando Valley, 51 miles (82 km) southeast to its mouth in Long Beach. , and are encouraged to bring sunglasses, because the glare off the concrete can be dazzling.
Our friends from Miami will get the opportunity to mix entertainment and education when they visit the historic La Brea Tar Pits La Brea Tar Pits
Fossil field in Hancock Park (formerly Rancho La Brea), Los Angeles, Calif., U.S. It is the site of “pitch springs” oozing crude oil, formerly used by local Indians for waterproofing, and was explored by Gaspar de Portolá's expedition in in the heart of Los Angeles' Miracle Mile.
Our friends from Nebraska will get the chance to sample Los Angeles' well-known automobile exhaust fumes exhaust fumes
fumes given off by vehicles; contain some carbon monoxide, the amount varying with the efficiency of combustion in the particular engine. In most engines the use of exhaust fumes for euthanasia is not recommended because it operates partly on the carbon dioxide when they visit the tar piles at a Harbor Freeway repaving site.
It sounds like quite a week!
At the risk of being repetitious rep·e·ti·tious
Filled with repetition, especially needless or tedious repetition.
repe·ti , allow me to say what a privilege it is for football fans in the Los Angeles area to serve as hosts to the finest college football players in America - and to those other guys.
(1 -- color) NEBRASKA COACH FRANK SOLICH
(2 -- color) MIAMI QUARTERBACK KEN DORSEY