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  • Dr. Seuss' tale of a small-hearted, green-faced fiend who schemes to steal Christmas from the whimsical Whos of Whoville is a ghoulishly heartwarming delight from start to finish.

    Tonight's TV Hot List: Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010

  • Choking and gagging, Jamie manfully drank as much as he could manage before subsiding, green-faced and gasping, against the bulkhead.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • He locked his jaw as Haunted House gathered his muscles and launched his half-ton weight at the green-faced birch.

    The Elvis Latte

  • When another girl is found with her throat ripped out, a Paris reporter begins to uncover the deadly secrets of the lake and the dead, green-faced Nazis who are aroused to action!

    Zombie Lake | BuyZombie.com

  • Bring on the anxious draftees in their boxy, pinstriped suits; bring on Chris Berman, Mel Kiper Jr. and their lungs full of hype; bring on those New York Jets fans and their green-faced psychodramas in the mezzanine.

    Congratulations, You're a Detroit Lion

  • A picture on the wall of a green-faced, drunken-looking woman, cracked right across.

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • When I think witchcraft, I think of a green-faced, broom-carrying, wart-nose cackling woman that's up to no good.

    The Disney Store View Of Witchcraft?

  • Rick Bailly points to the archetypical Halloween figure, the green-faced wart-nosed witch, as an example.

    Wiccan Coven goes hitech on the net.

  • The most noticeable instance was a pair of green-faced eight-day clocks, ticking alternately, which were severally two and half minutes and three minutes striking the hour of twelve, one proclaiming, in

    Under the Greenwood Tree

  • A policeman with noiseless feet showed me an inn woven of moonshine, a green-faced man opened to us, and there I abode the night.

    In the Days of the Comet

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