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  • Written in 1995, this book offers wisdom for many who still do back-breaking work and for those who manage them.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • And for the low-income workers who do the back-breaking work of harvesting our food, we actually can assume that many of them will be exposed to dangerous chemicals every working day.

    Michael Brune: Rachel's Kids

  • I'm convinced that the back-breaking queues for the Peter Pan ride at Disneyland are entirely driven by that opening trompe l'oieul flyover of London in miniature.

    Boing Boing

  • With the 24-second shot clock down to one, he diffused the Celtic comeback with a back-breaking jumper just before the buzzer.

    One Season

  • Kit crushed Fancy in a back-breaking hug and tried to dance her around in a circle.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • Damon, looking fastball all the way, lifted a fly ball that carried into the first row of right-field seats for a back-breaking grand slam.

    One Season

  • It's my strong suspicion that the people who are loving the kindle are already diehard readers; the kindle makes it possible to carry back-breaking loads of books in a way that doesn't.

    msagara: Confluence 2009 Schedule

  • The majority of Haitians have a lifespan shortened by malnutrition, infectious disease including HIV and tuberculosis, poor maternal health care, environmental destruction, and the toll of back-breaking labor.

    Lloyd I. Sederer, MD: Haiti: Trauma And Resilience A Year After The Earthquake

  • She said a year ago she helped give KIPP schools in Baltimore a special agreement with the Baltimore Teachers Union, part of the AFT, that allowed them to have longer school days without paying teachers the financially back-breaking full hourly rate under the city's teacher contract.

    Randi Weingarten scolds KIPP

  • When you figure that I found regular employment in log home construction, doing the back-breaking and hand-killing work of peeling tree bark from logs at the paltry fee of thirty-five cents per linear foot, you can see why fur-trapping had a certain appeal.

    Steven Rinella: Cooking Raccoon Roadkill

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