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  • Your comment about Obama's "band of monkey's" is a racial slur and should not have been printed.

    GOP unveils new health care ad campaign

  • There are still people starving to death in the world, losing their jobs, no idea how they are going to pay their mortgage and feed their families, still genocide being conducted in Darfur, terrorist acts all over the world and you really think we give a monkey's behind if Sarah Palin is tweeting?

    Palin set to let the tweets 'fly'

  • The arm seemed stretching out longer end longer like a thick elastic, and the unfortunate monkey's mates were raising a terrible din.

    The Leopard Man's Story

  • Sadly, I think the "monkey's second assistant" quip originated with Simon Hoggart on an occasion when Melanie Johnson took Chancellor's questions.

    House Points: Vince Cable on bonus culture

  • When the monkey had attacked the lady and the was killed by the policeman, there was - in our newspaper in Ohio, there was a picture of the policemen shooting the monkey dead, and on the monkey's chest was Obama.

    Op-Ed: Conservatism Does Not Equal Racism

  • The feedback to the monkey's brains—believed to be a tingle-like sensation—was created with electrical impulses of two different frequencies.

    Week in Ideas: Christopher Shea

  • Attention to the breath is a way to release the wild monkey's control whether practicing yoga or otherwise.

    la recolte - French Word-A-Day

  • What I didn't realize at first was that this was to be the mischievous monkey's second appearance in the approximately half-hour show.

    The Reluctant Puppeteer

  • I wouldn't say I was getting nervous—one of the puppeteers helpfully pointed out that you're hidden behind a black curtain, so there's no reason for stage fright—but I thought it would be helpful to know something about the monkey's back-story.

    The Reluctant Puppeteer

  • The kitten would purr and rub up against the spider monkey's paw, then just jump and pounce on the string again.

    Charlie

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