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  • "Jambo, Jambo," which means "hello" in Swahili, they'd say as they passed us on the trails or woke us in the morning with steaming-hot mugs of tea.

    Eileen Ogintz: Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro With My Daughter

  • A provincial-level subsidiary of China's state-owned tobacco monopoly company is building one of the highest-profile skyscrapers in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, while the Chinese branch of Ajisen Ramen — a popular noodle chain whose logo features a winking girl holding up a steaming-hot bowl — is now a Shanghai landlord, having paid US$19. 6 million for 2,601 square meters of office space in a top-grade downtown skyscraper.

    Property Novices Drive Hong Kong Prices Higher

  • Storm watched Tanya return and set down three steaming-hot croissants.

    The Black Madonna

  • She put down a tray containing salad, a steaming-hot chicken breast, and a slice of cake.

    In the Shadow of Freedom

  • He set the steaming-hot plate of food on the counter and motioned her over.

    Risk No Secrets

  • He wanted to drag her inside and into a steaming-hot shower.

    Unspeakable

  • Sayyed took a steaming-hot shower and wondered what the man was after.

    American Assassin

  • Our leap into parenting was less like an invigorating dive into a pool than a hapless blundering into a steaming-hot shower.

    CWCO: Morning Prayers to Share, Day 2

  • I was at the burn center because my beautiful and rambunctious 3-year-old, in her eagerness to eat my homemade chicken noodle soup (it was steaming-hot, in a small bowl on the kitchen table), spilled it on herself and ended up with second-degree burns.

    Maria Rodale: Diabetes and Endocrine Disruption: Connecting the Dots

  • Soon after, Juan Luna decided to give up bong hits — in favor of grinding his green buds into steaming-hot pizza slices, and Slim Fast milkshakes, and scarred celery stick slots; but now it seemed even the Oral Method was turning against him.

    Luna's Future Is His Xmas Present

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