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  • Carole delved into her shoulder-bag and produced a large envelope from which she took a pile of grainy prints.

    Final Resting Place of The Pen

  • On Christmas Day, they went through the routine of giving each other little gifts - a cloth shoulder-bag with Greek designs on it for Barbara, and a set of worry beads for Naldo.

    Final Resting Place of The Pen

  • Step-by-step HOWTO for constructing a stylish shoulder-bag out of floppies -- this is pretty much the perfect HOWTO project: it begins with dumpster-diving, and was inspired by a desire to make a suit of plate-mail armor out of obsolete magnetic storage media.

    Boing Boing: September 24, 2006 - September 30, 2006 Archives

  • Perhaps he knew that, in gulling my shoulder-bag from me, he had landed first prize.

    The mission song

  • My one anxiety is that she may not know I have forgiven her for removing tapes five and six from my shoulder-bag and transmitting them without my prior knowledge to Haj.

    The mission song

  • Brother Michael's hortatory letters from his deathbed, a gold locket containing a spray of Aunt Imelda's un tameable mop of white hair, a folder of personal correspondence including Lord Brinkley's letter to me and his Christmas cards, and the sturdy cloth shoulder-bag that had carried home the ingredients for my coq au vin.

    The mission song

  • "Then you've come to the right place, mate," he replied, and with elaborate courtesy took possession of my rucksack while the second boy helped himself to my shoulder-bag, thereby leaving me unencumbered.

    The mission song

  • At Hannah's bidding, I fly downstairs barefoot and beg Mr. Hakim to get us one of his mini cabs When I return, I find her standing at the rickety wardrobe, holding my shoulder-bag which has evidently slipped from its hiding place in the rush but not, thank Heaven, my precious copy of J'Accuse!

    The mission song

  • Calm in the knowledge that I had reached an irreversible decision, I strode my obligatory mile with near-reckless zest, my bobble hat pulled low and my shoulder-bag slapping gaily at my hip.

    The mission song

  • Uninvited, I sat myself at Thome's side and wedged the shoulder-bag between my feet.

    The mission song

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