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  • Professional and Amateur Pinball Association, and the tournaments held under its auspices.
  • Parallax Aircraft Parking Aid.


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  • The Peekskill Area Pastor's Association-known as PAPA-has re-elected the Rev. Adolphus Lacey, pastor of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church in Peekskill, as its president.

    Blogging Religiously

  • Hacchan bayi, yang nda dhong kalo orang yang ke warung itu adalah temennya orang yang dia panggil "PAPA", pun ditinggal,, dengan menyisakan satu pertanyaan,, "Emang mereka bukan suami-istri yah??"

    mayoineko Diary Entry

  • "PAPA," said Twinkle, when supper was over and she was nestled snugly in his lap, "I wish you wouldn't set any more traps for the woodchucks."

    Twinkle and Chubbins Their Astonishing Adventures in Nature-Fairyland

  • The speaker's all-caps font of choice implies a certain smugness; the "PAPA" protagonist has engaged in unrespectable behavior, but this behavior was so far geographically removed from the artwork's installation (on a hallway door in Tennessee, USA) that perhaps "PAPA" expected the illicit, economically-prompted fucking in question would not come to light back at home.

    March 11th, 2005

  • JEAN-CLAUDE, a servant, sits with MAMA BEAR, PAPA BEAR, and BABY BEAR watching TV.

    Over the Moon

  • I remember endlessly reading Lois Lenski's PAPA SMALL to my two-year old daughter, and since I found it less than spellbinding, I finally asked her why she liked it so much.

    V. Nabokov, on Beginning Reading

  • Protesters now stand every day in St. Peter's Square carrying signs identifying them as survivors of clerical sex abuse, and headlines like THE VATICAN MUST PAY FOR ITS SINS and ARREST PAPA RATZINGER have become standard fare in Italian newspapers.

    Europe Turns Against The Pope

  • And if your son will tolerate more "PAPA-razzi," it would be so interesting to see a similar project on his own aging.

    Ten Years and One Day --every day -- on Polaroid on Vimeo

  • IN 1957, PAPA had left the merchant marine to take a job as a night supervisor at the Spanish-language newspaper El Diario-La Prensa, and we were able to move around the corner to our own brownstone.

    Dancing with the Devil

  • Guess what! if Obama wins the nomination lam going for PAPA McCain.

    Obama: Nobody's complained more than the Clintons


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