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  • The smallest, simplest work in the show somehow manages to hold its own, and provoke a smile: It's nothing more than a tiny swatch of aquamarine nylon, less than an inch by an inch, pinned in place with a clear-plastic thumbtack.

    The gallery scene on Manhattan's Lower East Side

  • In order to keep minutes and other information readily accessible and coordinated, I purchased a number of inexpensive three-ring binders, with clear-plastic covers on the exterior.

    Hints From Heloise

  • Corporate types file into the first floor of the sleek, red-and-white restaurant at lunch and exit with attractive boxes and clear-plastic bags.

    The Other KFC

  • It was a small, clear-plastic cylinder containing a deep blue liquid.

    It's October, 1956.

  • Red and green lights flash on top of the machine as the clear-plastic, shit-sucking tube that runs from my rectum to the machine slowly fills with water.

    Gladiator

  • I feel we really have no choice but to cut down on this clear-plastic waste stream, to eliminate it wherever possible.

    in which i learn that my recycling efforts are not as good as i thought

  • But learning that clear-plastic egg cartons are not recyclable brings up a whole bunch of other disconcerting questions.

    in which i learn that my recycling efforts are not as good as i thought

  • Angelina Jolie uses a clear-plastic Powerbook in the movie.

    Top 10 Reasons To Play Prototype

  • I marveled at how, employing hundreds of thousands of stacked and glued clear-plastic buttons (assembled, as always, with the assistance of a team), the artist could produce forms that resemble softly glistening stalagmites; or how, in "Nebulous" (2002), innumerable yards of Scotch tape have been curled into ghostly, biomorphic forms that spread like fog across a gallery floor.

    Magician of Man-Made Materials

  • He was wearing a flimsy clear-plastic shower cap on his head!

    The 6th Target

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