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What does SF stand for?

SF stands for Significant Figures

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Jim Sinclair, one of the most significant figures in the advancement of Aboriginal interests in Canada, died of cancer Nov.
00 Hardcover BM225 The historic Nathan Barnert Memorial Temple in Paterson, New Jersey receives a tribute in this thoughtful history, heavily illustrated with historic and contemporary photographs of the temple and many of the significant figures, events, and celebrations associated with it.
com Deftly edited by Lorraine Kisly (editor of the journal "Parabola" and who has studied the texts of the great religious traditions for the past quarter century), Christian Teachings On The Practice Of Prayer: From The Early Church To The Present, is an impressively thoughtful and thought-provoking collection of writings and scripts drawn from many significant figures with their insightful perspectives on the meditations and prayer of the Christian religion as reflected in its rituals and practices.
I was dumbfounded to read in Viewpoints, that Owain Glyndwr was ranked seventh above Einstein and Darwin in a poll to find the most significant figures of the past thousand years.
The archive - gathered and kept by six generations of the John Murray publishing family - features letters and other documents from many significant figures of the 19th century including Byron, Shelley, Mary Shelley, Jane Austen, Sir Walter Scott, Wordsworth, Disraeli, Gladstone and Darwin.