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  • It would be more creative though to say bat-shit slippery, or bat-shit skank, or how perhaps bat-sthit beetle infested, because that retains the visual image of bats flying around inside a bellfry as a substitution for ideas fluttering around an addled mind, and leaving the guano for visualization for another application.

    "The disdain is palpable," Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry writes about Andrew Sullivan writing about me.

  • The monkeybats were the scariest part of the original Wizard of Oz and I am thinking that we've had monkeybats in our bellfry ever since Bush took office and he's wanted that.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • We saw several factories, visited a lovely church in La Capilla de Guadalupe and the famous neo-gothic church in Arrandas with the bell that was miscalculated, so it is too large to hang in the bellfry and too heavy to ring

    Arrandas, Jalisco

  • The Certosa of Pavia: "Loud the convent bell appalling/From its bellfry calling, calling." raised him to a place above one he would wish to claim.

    The Poet of the People

  • (752-757) erected a bellfry with three bells (campanae) at St. Peter's.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne

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