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  • The 3.5-inch-long black, curled appendage was included in a box of specimens with information suggesting the finger came from the hand of a Yeti -- the legendary tall ape-like creature, also referred to as the Abominable Snowman, Bigfoot or Sasquatch -- originating at a monastery in Pangboche Temple in Nepal.

    Yeti Finger: After 50 Years, DNA Says It's Just Human

  • Yetis, aka the Abominable Snowmen, were the mystical white hairy creatures rumored living in the mountains of Tibet.

    Silver Zombie

  • In Monsters Inc, a clever creation called the Abominable Snowman is shown.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • The author at Mike Linksvayer in a related article titled Abominable person theory writes:

    Tolstoy and the Great Man Theory, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • It came in the form of what once was known as the Abominable Snowman.

    Movie City News

  • The Abominable Snowman (1957) ... aka The Abominable Snowman of the Himalayas

    Home Theater Forum

  • "Abominable," says Richard Gadbois, a high-profile former Pru broker who counts Simmons as a mentor.

    Fixing A Piece Of The Rock

  • "Abominable," she repeated, almost as though such an abominable piece of work demanded respect.

    Lippincott's Magazine Of Popular Literature And Science Old Series, Vol. 36—New Series, Vol. 10, July 1885

  • His long, slender figure straightened into stiffness, as if hostile to the enveloping soft peace of air and sea and sky, emitted into the night a weak murmur which Mr Powell fancied was the word, "Abominable" repeated three times, but which passed into the faintly louder declaration: "The moment has come -- to go to bed," followed by a just audible sigh.

    Chance A Tale in Two Parts

  • His long, slender figure straightened into stiffness, as if hostile to the enveloping soft peace of air and sea and sky, emitted into the night a weak murmur which Mr. Powell fancied was the word, "Abominable" repeated three times, but which passed into the faintly louder declaration: "The moment has come -- to go to bed," followed by a just audible sigh.

    Chance

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