By Peter O'Donnell
The rugged crew of Modesty Blaise and her dependable lieutenant, Willie Garvin, tackle very unlikely odds as they battle Simon Delicta, a guy with a style for dying, and Swordmaster Wenczel in a duel to the demise. because the event unfolds, they usually go back and forth from London to Panama to the depths of the Sahara wilderness, the pair will want all their killing talents to outlive.
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In addition, the contagious effect of yawning seems to be independent of the propensity to spontaneously yawn. This result and the phase shift between the emergence of the two kinds of yawning support the hypothesis that they have different underlying factors. References 1 de Vries JIP, Visser GHA, Prechtl HFR: The emergence of fetal behavior. I. Qualitative aspects. Early Hum Dev 1982;7:301–322. 2 Walusinski O, Kurjak A, Andonotopo W, Azumendi G: Fetal yawning assessed by 3D and 4D sonography.
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At later ages, when children attend elementary school, yawning frequency seems to increase with respect to previous ages. Koch et al.  found an increase in yawning in kindergarten children, and an even greater increase in children attending the first year of primary school (5 times more than in kindergarten children). More recently, Chouard and Bigot-Massoni  confirmed the significant increase in yawning frequency when children learn to write and to read. Studies on sleep-wake rhythms in the adolescent reported an increase in sleepiness around the middle of the day .