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  • Precipitously reallocating bands or changing broadcast modulation methods would create considerable static from audiences more than from broadcasters.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Are We Losing Free Speech Protections?

  • Precipitously pressed back into the anti-terrorism business, the RCMP recklessly slipped the U.S. fanciful information about Maher Arar leading to his illegal deportation and then imprisonment in Syria, an authoritarian state notorious for torture.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • Going home would be a positive thing, but doing it too soon (too Precipitously) would be a bad idea, and I would probaly regret it.

    What have I got myself into? Part 4

  • Precipitously she lifted her small brown face to his, and in her eyes he saw the strangest little unfinished expression flame up suddenly and go out again, a little fleeting expression so sweet, so shy, so transcendently lovely, that if it had ever lived to reach her frowning brow, her sulky little mouth, her --!

    Little Eve Edgarton

  • Precipitously, over the past weekend, everyone's tulips and daffodils are blooming.

    NewWest.Net All Headlines

  • Precipitously declining infant mortality and longer lifespans coupled with advances in healthcare mean that people no longer need to pop out 15 sprogs in some swamp in the hope that 3 will survive to feed them pre-chewed yoghurt once they reach seniority around age 35.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • Long to visit US but fear mightily to travel in Heavy-Bird-That-Falls-Precipitously-From-Sky on the grounds (geddit!) that if God wanted us to fly He wouldn't have allowed Sir Isaac to invent gravity.

    Libertarian Blog Place

  • AIA: Architecture Industry Activity Drops Precipitously | The New York Observer

    AIA: Architecture Industry Activity Drops Precipitously

  • Precipitously Low Market Volume a Sign That Correction Is

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page

  • Police Say Wife Shot Husband While He Slept College Endowments Plunge Precipitously Obama Comment Draws Rebuke From Special Olympics Maine Marine Thanks Students For Care Packages

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