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  • Since you're already behind and need to make a move, I like Detroit to get off the schneid (apologies to Chris Berman) against Washington.

    End up like a 'dog that's been beat too much (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • It seems like we just can't getoff the schneid at this place.

    Female Scent-Marking in the Suburbs

  • Using inane euphemisms like "struggling" is like saying, "The French army, which has been struggling to win a battle since 1918, hopes to get off the schneid this weekend against two platoons of Senegalese senior citizens," or "The Paraguayan stand-up comedy industry, which has been struggling since 1931, is hoping for a turnaround this autumn."

    Goodbye to the Clich

  • Now, speaking of the schneid, let's talk about Wesley Sneijder, who's not a tall guy, but he does everything that needs doing.

    Spain, Netherlands Prepare For World Cup Final

  • In their game against Germany when Spain was up one-nothing, the player Pedro had a chance, a breakaway, two-on-one breakaway, where all he had to do was slip the ball to Torres, and that really would have gotten Torres off the schneid.

    Spain, Netherlands Prepare For World Cup Final

  • For the Phillies, who theoretically own the league's best offense (it led the NL in runs in 2009), that's three straight shutouts -- and four in their last five games -- with only a three-run, garbage-time ninth inning during a blowout loss at Boston on Sunday preventing this from being a five-game scorless schneid.

    Mets-Phillies: Did that just happen?

  • Listed as “December Unset” for months, the folks at Warner Bros have finally gotten off of the proverbial “schneid” and the film will begin its platform release on December 17.

    MLK Weekend Battle Royale: Eastwood Has a Decided Edge over Zwick | /Film

  • When the Warriors finally got off the schneid last year, they won nine of their next 10 games.

    USATODAY.com

  • Unfortunately, the odds of his getting off the schneid this week are poor.

    The Numbers Don

  • With Rudy Giuliani appearing at St. Anselm's College Monday, I felt like it would be a good chance for me to get off the schneid.

    Matt Simon: Rudy Defends Oxycontin Work, Cites Wife As Pot Expert

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