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  • Mama placidly smoked her pipe, walking with the Thrown Away Omnivore executive called Johnny Guitar, who strummed his instrument in solemn march tempo: brrrump, brrrump, brump-brump-brump.

    Sagittarius Whorl

  • Brump-brump went the conveyor as it fed coal into the firebox!

    The Waste Lands

  • And, beneath the clickety-clack and the chuffa-chuffa and the brump-hrump, he could hear Charlie singing his old song in his low, gruff voice:

    The Waste Lands

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  • Especially in Birmingham.

    June 4, 2009

  • To collect branches which have fallen off trees.

    January 28, 2008