black-bordered love

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  • In contemporary America, mourning conventions such as wearing black armbands or using black-bordered stationery have mostly disappeared, but they have been replaced by conventions for grief, which are more restrictive in that they dictate not what a person wears or does in public but his or her inner emotional state.

    The Truth About Grief

  • Recent controversy over a statement Rossi made that Airbus illegal subsidies has prompted another clash of attack ads, Rossi's black-bordered ad accusing Murray of ignoring Boeing job losses in the state while launching "a false attack ad."

    Cat Rambo: Washington State Democrats Push the Negative - Somewhat Ineffectually

  • Pasted among the pages was a small, black-bordered card that read: "admit the bearer" to the White House on Wednesday, April 19, 1865, the day of Abraham Lincoln's funeral service there.

    Items with Lincoln's signature found in vacant Silver Spring house

  • Walker's description of the stuffed behemoth, as told by Shana Alexander, has the mammoth being towed on a circus wagon with his "widow" draped in black with the rest of P.T. Barnum's elephants following and trained to wipe their eyes on cue with black-bordered bed sheets.

    Ivory's Ghosts: White Gold and the Fate of the Elephant

  • Barnum's elephants following and trained to wipe their eyes on cue with black-bordered bed sheets.

    Georgianne Nienaber: Ivory's Ghosts: White Gold and the Fate of the Elephant

  • Someone noted in one of the black-bordered eulogy TV segments this morning that he was called "The Prince of Darkness," not by his enemies but by his friends because of his contacts and his power to move the D.C. discussion.

    Phil Bronstein: Robert Novak, the Prince of Darkness for better or worse...

  • All CoS titles will have black-bordered covers, NEW cover art, titles such as “Rogue Blades Presents” Demons: A Clash of Steel Anthology, and consist of 90-100,000 words.

    Open Submissions: Demons: A Clash of Steel Anthology |

  • Sending a telegram was reserved for important news: announcements of births or deaths, the latter of which were noted with a black-bordered envelope.

    The Tyranny of E-mail

  • The number of suicides and homicides committed by teenagers, most often young men, has exploded in the last three decades, until it has become commonplace to have black-bordered photographs in yearbooks and murder suspects with acne problems.

    The C Word In The Hallways

  • Identical black-bordered, natural-fiber rugs in the sleep and lounge areas carry the effect onto the floors.

    Thom Filicia Style

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