wholesome-looking love



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  • The setting is San Diego in the 1950s, that benighted decade of backyard cookouts and wholesome-looking families, and you will not be even slightly surprised to hear that the sensitive teenage boy is gay and the boorish father turns out to have a few high-voltage kinks of his own.

    Home Is Where the Hate Is

  • My suburbs seem innocuous, but this evening I suspect these wholesome-looking business people of being the worst kind of villains.

    Why We Were Arrested

  • The show, which opens a 10-day run Thursday at the Flea Theater in TriBeCa, begins with topless hoop diving—not quite the opening act you'd expect from a group of wholesome-looking women.

    Brooklyn Crew Hangs in There

  • They were wholesome-looking young men and women I met at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial museum at the epicenter of the explosion that killed some 140,000 people three days before a second atomic bomb killed some 80,000 people at Nagasaki.

    Al Eisele: Hiroshima: Anniversary of Armageddon

  • Andry has been in the Coast Guard only two years, but prior to that the good-natured, wholesome-looking thirty-two-year-old has had twelve years of helicopter experience in the U.S. Army as both a mechanic and pilot.


  • At a break in the music, a wholesome-looking Indianapolis native in her early twenties took the stage to make a little speech.

    Interstate 69

  • I called Braeden's on the off chance I'd left it there and when Jessica, the wholesome-looking waitress who served us told me I'd left in the restroom, I could not have been more relieved.

    Samantha Marshall: New York to Nashville: Two Manhattan Liberals Boldly Go Forth into America's Heartland

  • Sass's new book, Whole Grains For Busy People, may be an innocently titled paperback with a cheery, wholesome-looking cover, but don't be fooled; the recipes inside are out to subvert the way Americans eat.

    Kerry Trueman: Whole Grains: Putting White Flour Power On The Run?

  • Because in order to maintain sponsorship income you need a wholesome-looking woman eg someone who does not work as a VIP hostess in a nightclub to appear beside you occasionally at events, usually holding your children.

    The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs : Larry brought in as consultant for Tiger Woods

  • Tall and wholesome-looking, the aspiring doctor with the boyish grin was in medical school and engaged to be married.

    CNN Transcript Apr 21, 2009

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