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  • The Edu-tainer presents Do you want to be an English teacher? posted at Edu-tainment Canada, saying, “Small no-nonsense write up about teaching english … might be useful to some here.”

    Creative Carnival: June 2009 « Write Anything

  • But the Dansili colt completed a treble for tainer Aidan O'Brien and jockey Johnny Murtagh when powerfully striding between Glor Na Mara and Strong Suit to make it five wins from six outings and give his trainer an 11th win from the last 13 runnings of the race.

    Talking Horses

  • A few weeks ago I blogged about this wildlife rehabilitator-turned-psychic-medium and internet edu-tainer, and she's been a favorite on my Animal Oddities blog for Animal Planet.

    David Mizejewski: How to Properly Dispose of an Opossum

  • But, nowhere else does the health of the economy depend upon something -- gambling -- that many look upon as morally wrong if not downright sinful and I cannot think of anywhere else where a schoolchild, asked what mom or dad do for a living, may repy, "Daddy is Elvis" or "Mommy looks like Charo, so she's a dealer-tainer at a local casino."

    Ellen Sterling: Living Las Vegas

  • But I have an excuse no professional tainer can gainsay.

    Overwrought: It's Getting Complicated In Here

  • Here's a chance to see famed histo-tainer Charles Phoenix for free: Phoenix will discuss his books "America the Beautiful" and "Southern Californialand" among other things tonight at the Glendale Central Library.

    Franklin Avenue

  • Crown Cork and Seal Co. introduced the Spra-tainer in 1946: an aerosol spray canister that was seamless (and thus safe for high pressure), lined (thus suitable for dairy products) and lithographed (thus available for some snazzy marketing).

    Wired Top Stories

  • L.A.'s "histo-tainer" Charles Phoenix, famed for his slideshows of Americana and events like his famed "Disneyland Tour of Downtown Los Angeles," has signed on to host a new series for Orange County public broadcaster KOCE Channel 50.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • Bill Nye, the harmless children's edu-tainer known as "The Science Guy," managed to offend a select group of idiot adults in Waco, Texas at a presentation, when he suggested that the moon does not emit light, but instead reflects the light of the sun.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Stay us wherefore in our search for tighteousness, O Sus-tainer, what time we rise and when we take up to toothmick and before we lump down upown our leatherbed and in the night and at the fading of the stars!

    Finnegans Wake

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