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  • If I was lucky I might even be able to latch on to some of those unbearably chic pants, jackets and thin-walled shoes from Via Condotti, though where the money would come from I didn't know.

    The Forever City

  • Unlike in our proletarian world where people have to have big teary arguments at three in the morning in their thin-walled apartments about the lack of respect in their relationship.

    Show some evidence! « Motivated Grammar

  • A thin-walled sac containing amniotic fluie that surrounds the fetus during pregnancy.

    Glossary

  • Without tuning, today's big, hollow, thin-walled metal driver heads could easily clang like trash cans.

    The Quiet Importance of Sound

  • The rowers sprang out and lifted our thin-walled craft out of the water before gently lowering it on high ground.

    Fire The Sky

  • As with all displays of ceramics, there is an inherent frustration: Our fingers can't explore the surface of a glaze; we can't lift a ewer and marvel at how light—and therefore thin-walled—it is; we can't flick the rim of a stoneware bowl and hear this high-fired clay ring like porcelain.

    Vietnamese Vessels for the Heart and Soul

  • As a former warranty manager for a well known bike company we experienced two other culprits concerning mystery creaks especially with extremely thin-walled aluminum bikes:

    Technical FAQ with Lennard Zinn: Removing headset top caps, seatpost creaking, and more solutions to mystery creaks

  • The picture is lovely, but the system software is crap on a stick. 30 second from start up to being able to turn down the volume does not make for happy neighbours in a thin-walled apartment.

    For Rich or Poor TV Buyers, It’s Price First - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

  • The thin-walled fresh poblano peppers, first roasted and peeled, had the just-picked, vegetal flavor of squash blossoms, and the filling of soft white chihuahua cheese and onions, one of three the restaurant offers, was not far from the usual ricotta-and-herb mixture with which Italian cooks stuff squash blossoms.

    Cooking for a Sunday Day

  • This is especially true with aviation and spaceflight because you are strapping fragile organics into a thin-walled high-velocity object filled with highly explosive chemicals that you are proposing to deliberately detonate whilst the object is in motion.

    Schedule Pressure and Shuttle Safety - NASA Watch

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