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  • After being CSI’d and reality tv’d out the friggin 'ying-yang, Spartacus: Blood and Sand is truly a breath of fresh air, and quite possibly the best thing on TV.

    Archive 2010-06-01

  • SNL not once but twice and, last night, she made a cameo appearance along with Julia Louis-Dreyfus in a bit that can only be described as the ying to Ricky Gervais 'and Steve Carell's faux Emmy duel yang.

    Gawker: Defamer

  • Make sure that you have only soft or 'ying' colors, around the bedroom as well.

    Ellen Whitehurst: Whatever Gets You Through the Night, or, Six Ways to Get to Sleep and Stay That Way!

  • For every "ying" moment in life, apparently there is a "yang" moment if you believe such nonesense.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • Our night's stop was at Pao-an-ying, -- like so many other hamlets of this region, little more than a camp-village, and showing its origin in the termination "ying" or "jin," meaning regiment.

    A Wayfarer in China Impressions of a trip across West China and Mongolia

  • But as there is no 'ying' without the 'yang'; no light without the darkness, and no good without the bad, I have also suffered and anguished under the diametrically opposite side of the Chinese experience; the manipulative, controlling, malicious and vicious heart of those who would oppress the Chinese people.

    magic-city-news.com

  • Both appear on the sedan's trunk, presenting a kind of ying and yang sort of relationship.

    The Car Connection

  • For example, in Florida, which requires banks to foreclosure through the court system, the average borrower had spent 678 days without pa ying before being evicted through foreclosure, according to J.P. Morgan.

    Mortgage Damage Spreads

  • Yuengling (pronounced ying-ling) announced last week that it signed a letter of intent to buy a former Coors brewery in Memphis, Tenn.

    After 181 Years, Local Beer Stops Playing Hard to Get

  • Speaking of peace … I feel the powers at hand sent me a nice gift this past week; a gentle reminder that life is about balance and trust … about ying and yang.

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