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  • But there was one thing that was still ELUSIVE to me: the changing of the diaper.

    Flashback Friday – He’s a Pisser « Bored Mommy

  • THOSE ELUSIVE E. T.SAlthough the new evidence is compelling, there is a history of false alarms: 1877: An Italian reports seeing grooves (canali) on Mars, and a mistranslation fuels decades of speculation about "" canals. ''

    Come In, Mars

  • TRACKING AN ELUSIVE KILLERUsing the mail and choosing hard-to-connect targets, the Unabomer has struck 16 times in 17 years, killing three and maiming 23 in a campaign of terror directed at airlines and techno-industries. 1 May 25, 1978 Northwestern Univ.

    Chasing The Unabomer

  • Swiss-born and Paris-based for most of his life, Vernon worked his way up from walk-ons in post-Occupation French films and began to pop up (often uncredited) in international productions such as Burgess Meredith's MAN ON THE EIFFEL TOWER (1950) and Powell & Pressburger's THE ELUSIVE PIMPERNEL (1950).

    When we recalibrate cool...

  • BUT, the problem was, to push this onto the people and to gain ‘legitimate’ power, they need a BIG, POWERFUL ENEMY (much like the big ELUSIVE Osama-Bin-Laden & his BIG evil Al Queda — Ooooooooh scaaarrrry, moooommmmyyyyy help me!!!).

    Mike Robertson on China

  • ELUSIVE NOISE cruised to a big score in her 5-furlong debut with a solid time.

    The Seattle Times

  • ELUSIVE graffiti artist Banksy may have finally been caught on camera - by a pub landlord.

    HomePage - The Sun

  • ELUSIVE SPARKLE will be running at the end and could add value to the gimmicks.

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  • This story takes place several years earlier and in a different region than anything from THE WIDOW'S CHAMBER or ELUSIVE PRAYERS, so I had to research details of dress, habit, etiquette, place.

    Ink In My Coffee

  • I re-wrote ELUSIVE PRAYERS (and fell in love with that particular story and the Western genre all over again).

    Ink In My Coffee

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