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  • After all, the bodies of Iranians aren't going to become twisted, burnt-up crisps by themselves, will they?

    TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

  • It's not Utopia, it's not a New World Order, it's just a brave attempt to sweep up the ashes of the burst Internet Bubble and build something big and fast with the small burnt-up bits that were loosely joined.

    Eyebeam reBlog

  • It looked like a burnt-up weinie but hopefully the taste is there when I give it a try.

    Famous 53rd Street Halal Guys Add Kofta Kebab to the Menu | Midtown Lunch - Finding Lunch in the Food Wasteland of NYC's Midtown Manhattan

  • Meanwhile, at nearby San Antonio, the Brooke Army Medical Center is the largest burn center servicing war veterans in the country, and thousands of local boys and girls have cycled through, burnt-up and blown-up and otherwise horribly injured.

    Deanie Mills: Texas Democrats "Off the Mat and Fighting Back"

  • The only questions is which of us will be de-commisioned and burnt-up first.

    Happy Birthday, Hubble Space Telescope!

  • I was left to clean-up all of the cut-down branches and the burnt-up branches from the tree fire.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • The heat being very great, the roads outside the walls were strewn with people fast asleep in every little slip of shade, and with lazy groups, half asleep and half awake, who were waiting until the sun should be low enough to admit of their playing bowls among the burnt-up trees, and on the dusty road.

    Pictures from Italy

  • In the space sheltered by the high palisades there lingered the smell of decaying blossoms from the surrounding forest, a taint of drying fish; with now and then a whiff of acrid smoke from the cooking fires when it eddied down from under the leafy boughs and clung lazily about the burnt-up grass.

    Almayer's Folly

  • The electric blanket itself was all smoking and burnt-up.

    aaaahhhhhhhh - Danya Ruttenberg

  • But wait -- as a burnt-up Michael lies on the coroner's table, his eyes pop open.

    October 24th, 2005

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