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  • Eighteen months ago, I met a trendy east London band whose singer wore one that he had accessorised with a Metallica patch and band names written on it in Biro.

    Alexis Petridis: Heavy irony

  • In 1999, they moved to the United States, so that "Biro" - Elmarry's nickname - could take a job as a computer specialist with the brokerage firm Cantor Fitzgerald.

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  • I asked a clerk if there were any case files connected to anyone with the surname Biro, and after a long wait I was handed a stack of mottled folders.

    GoodShit

  • It's happened in the past to things like "Biro" (invented by Ladislas Biro) and to "Hoover" (named after William H. Hoover, who started the company that perfected earlier designs).

    Site Home

  • When I have that I just pick up my Biro and my paper and get going.

    My first song

  • Trinny's a rake; so thin she could crawl through an empty Biro casing if the mood struck her, while Susannah's plump and mumsy and obsessed with other women's boobs, lurching at them like Sid James in Carry On Up The Tribunal.

    Charlie Brooker's Screen burn: What Not To Wear

  • I have seen, in the Otways, a bower birds bower of blue - ALL Biro caps.

    funk

  • And many cosmetics contain phthalates, which can interfere with the hormonal system, says Biro.

    Keeping her a kid as long as possible

  • So staying active may help girls delay the process, says Frank Biro, director of adolescent medicine at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

    Keeping her a kid as long as possible

  • Biro and colleagues are testing more than 1,200 girls for their exposure to chemicals such as BPA, phthalates, pesticides and chemical flame retardants.

    Girls hit puberty earlier than ever, and doctors aren't sure why

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