top-of-the-list love

top-of-the-list

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  • Greg Easterbrook cites admissions officers who believe that there are about a hundred colleges that deliver the same quality education as what Easterbrook calls the top-of-the-list “glamour” schools.

    The Blessing of a B Minus

  • He is the author of the Tom Clancy Power Plays series published by Berkley Books, all of which have been top-of-the-list New York Times bestsellers, have sold millions of copies worldwide, and have been translated into many languages.

    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Skin Deep

  • Almost every author I've come into contact with (including most of the "top-of-the-list" ones) has been courteous, pleased and grateful that I (we) buy their books, and even more pleased when I say (if I've read them) I recommend them to my friends.

    Hawking Our Wares

  • And you might recall that candidate Obama was adamant that finding Osamma bin Laden was going to be a top-of-the-list priority for an Obama administration.

    Obama Has ‘Expiration Date’ For His Religion, Too? - Warner_Todd_Huston’s blog - RedState

  • There's long been a rumor that certain top-of-the-list schools manipulate their undergraduate statistics to improve their rankings - failing to report the test scores of minority recruits, of athletes, of foreign students, of anyone who might drag down the overall ranking.

    Karen Stabiner: U. S. News & World Report College Rankings: Let the Games Begin

  • My novel was turned down by 15 major editors and my agent was a top-of-the-list agent.

    Running out of places to send

  • Smith, the National Weather Service meteorologist, calls OU a "top-of-the-list" institution for people serious about weather.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • While racing a Jeep across a frozen lake in the Colorado Rocky Mountains was a top-of-the-list adventure, Allison preferred another sport.

    Glenwood Springs Post Independent - Top Stories

  • Fargis, one of most decorated show jumping horsemen alive, has all the top-of-the-list credentials.

    The Roanoke Times: Home page

  • He ran through his top-of-the-list issues, which included the state of the death penalty (it lives), the state's gang problems (they live too), the abuse of prescription drugs, and consumer scams that are on the rise during the downturn.

    Crosscut

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