dirt-encrusted love

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  • The D.C. police officer who was the lead evidence technician in the Chandra Levy investigation displayed in court today the dirt-encrusted T-shirt that was recovered near where Levy's skull was found in Rock Creek Park.

    More police testimony at Levy trial

  • Little do Beetle Bill, Daddy Long Legs or Madame Claire the spider know what is in store for them in this dirt-encrusted, hilarious cautionary tale.

    The book doctor's recommended reads: ages 0–4

  • I swiped a hand over the dirt-encrusted name plaque and read MONTGOMERY ABBOTT 1759–1824.

    The Haunted

  • The first contained several items discovered at the river by the Cambodian fisherman, Seng Sotharith: a dirt-encrusted Nokia cell phone, and a handwritten note.

    FALSE MERMAID

  • Ranging from ethereal, computer-designed filigrees, through dramatic wall pieces to angry-looking, dirt-encrusted tangles and anthropomorphic, sexually charged sculptures, the more than 90 works on display demonstrate awesome technique, meticulous attention to detail and extraordinary creativity.

    New Bamboo: Contemporary Japanese Masters

  • Removing a Coke can from his jacket pocket, he offered it in a gnarled hand with dirt-encrusted nails.

    Black Magic

  • SENATOR JOHN WARNER walks up next to McCain and sees him kicking at the dirt-encrusted ribs.

    “Weenies”

  • Until last week, reporters inside One Police Plaza, have, since the early 1970s when the building opened, been based in that second floor warren of tiny, smelly dirt-encrusted rooms that insiders refer to as the Shack.

    Len Levitt: The Demise of The Shack

  • Her voice quavered as she moved forward, unconsciously reaching out a small, dirt-encrusted hand towards him.

    En Pointe

  • The supply chain is significantly demystified when Local Farmer hands over local peaches from a dusty box with his dirt-encrusted hands.

    Leslie Hatfield: Miles from Nowhere: Why Does James McWilliams Hate Local Food?

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