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  • But mostly, I was taken by its swimming pool – like proportions: 86 ounces, served in what appeared to be a plastic paint bucket sprouting two-foot-long red straws.

    Supersized Cocktails

  • When it was last seen, the two-foot-long device was housed in a yellow protective case.

    WATCH: Powerful Laser Cannon Goes Missing

  • Last September, an Ohio man pleaded guilty to possessing an endangered species and was fined $1,500 after he was found with a two-foot-long hellbender that had been tagged by scientists in New York, says Jeff Collingwood, a state wildlife investigator in Ohio.

    Green Movement's New Mascot: the Slimy Snot Otter

  • So when it came time to work those cotton fields, Diamond Helm — on his Allis Chalmers tractor — would often find Levon sitting there, daydreaming of making his own music like Little Richard, that new rock 'n' roller he heard shouting up a storm on the radio, which was powered by a two-foot-long battery.

    Lance Mannion:

  • He apparently mingled with parents waiting to pick up their children about 4 p.m. before he began slashing victims with a two-foot-long knife.

    Man kills 3 children, 1 teacher in latest in series of Chinese school attacks

  • As the man got closer, we saw that he was dragging a two-foot-long orange and black lizard on a rope.

    When I Became a White Girl

  • Next door there's a pretty brunette waving a pair of two-foot-long stuffed bananas and lip syncing to "Que Sera Sera."

    Nancy Ruhling: Astoria Characters: The Sicilian Saint

  • Even before Willie could walk, Cat gave him a two-foot-long stick and a rubber ball, and the future home run champion, sitting on his diapered butt, whacked the ball and crawled after it.

    WILLIE MAYS

  • One of the most precious archaeological discoveries from the fourth century, a two-foot-long solid silver casket donated as a wedding gift to a young Christian heiress named Proiecta in around 380, part of the treasure trove found by workmen digging at the base of the Esquiline hill in 1793, testifies eloquently to the meeting between Christian and non-Christian ideology in late antiquity.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • The farmer, of course, was manipulating a two-foot-long plastic turkey baster, in the part of the cow where it needed to go.

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