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  • XD Then there was this short performance near the fish pond, the male soprano started his high pitch, the sound system suddenly "poom", then no more sound LOL.

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  • So, Piers, let's break it down: a young man with heavy silver makeup on his face and lighter silver makeup on his chest wearing poom poom shorts and high heels has wound his body around not one but two poles, at one point dismounting into a split that proved nowhere nearly as hazardous as it looked, and all to the tune of Katy Perry's "E.T."

    VIDEO: Silver Man Pole-Dances, Gender-Bends on America's Got Talent

  • While I waited for a taxi, drizzling rain made a soft "poom, poom, poom" sound on the structure's clay tile roof.

    Glimpses: Cuernavaca, Mexico, June 2005

  • Ms. Keophumihae pronounced gow-poom-ha, who often went by the shortened version of her surname, was young when her family moved to Northern Virginia.

    Joy Keo, paralyzed after being shot by boyfriend in 1982, dies of respiratory illness at 45

  • And then when you get up to the head, the head can have a bunch of puffy P kind of hair on its head, poom, or a fluffy FL kind of hair, or a dark black M hairdo, or big blowsy bastardizing hair.

    THE ANTHOLOGIST

  • He was good at a certain kind of crooning, singing pulse, with the rhymes coming poom, pom, ching, chong.

    THE ANTHOLOGIST

  • But my heart was going poom-poom-poom, because now I knew that what was in my hand was worth a lot of money.

    The Bonesetter's Daughter

  • And one of the things that Roosevelt did was to assert an absolute confidence that the economy could come back and then he did a whole series of actions -- and I lay them out in the book -- the 100 days, you know, bang, and this day, poom, poom -- a whole series of actions which helped to shake the economy out of this hideous downward spiral that it was involved in.

    Our Country: The Shaping of America from Roosevelt to Reagan

  • In Chinese we say, Come from South, blow with wind — poom! —

    The Joy Luck Club

  • "Der pig poom come britty near sblitting der skull uf one," grinned

    Frank Merriwell's Cruise

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