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  • Harold exclaimed, while Jerry came in with her _nein, nein, nein_, which made the bystanders laugh, as Peterkin went on, addressing himself to

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  • '_nein, nein, nein_,' sprang at him like a little tiger, and by the fierceness of her gestures and the volubility of her German jargon actually compelled him to retreat step by step until she had him outside the door, which she barred with her diminutive person.

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  • If ten men together be to lift a log, all must jointly suna'ntilamba'nein, that is, heave up their parts (or rather their counterparts) together.

    Good Thoughts in Bad Times and Other Papers.

  • And if the ECB weakens, there is always the loud "nein" from Berlin, representing a Germany ever fearful of the political consequences of inflation.

    Borrowers of Euroland are Proving Einstein's Theory of Insanity Right

  • BERLIN — Octopus oracle Paul's prescience wasn't needed to predict how this one would turn out: His aquarium in Germany on Friday gave a resounding "nein" to a bid to move the celebrity mollusk to Spain.

    Germany Rejects Spanish Bid To Buy Paul The Octopus

  • When a euro member gets into financial straits there is no mechanism for a backstop that can bail out the troubled member, like the American federal government can do for any of its 50 states (though when California requested assistance from the Obama administration, the White House said "nein," causing California to issue its IOUs).

    The Silver Lining of the Greek Debt Crisis

  • Now his countryman, uber-chef Wolfgang Puck, is also saying '' nein '' to foie gras and to lobsters kept in crowded holding tanks, and '' ja '' to free-range veal and eggs.

    Patt Morrison: Arnold and Wolfgang -- Lord Love a Duck. And Goose.

  • But it only takes a crisis in Spain, or a big fat "nein" from Berlin, to put the euro back in the firing line again.

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  • Octopus oracle Paul's prescience wasn't needed to predict how this one would turn out: His aquarium in Germany on Friday gave a resounding "nein" to a bid to move the celebrity mollusk to Spain.

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  • BERLIN - Octopus oracle Paul's prescience wasn't needed to predict how this one would turn out: His aquarium in Germany has given a resounding "nein" to a bid to move the celebrity mollusk to Spain.

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