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  • When she was born, I had an army-surplus backpack and my passport.

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  • When she was born, I had an army-surplus backpack and my passport.

    Ariel Gore: What Kind of Stability Do Kids Need?

  • She pulled up the army-surplus blankets, turned on the light and nudged him awake.

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  • Along its front, there were eight or ten vehicles, mud-runner pickups, a listing Dodge van, a polished black Harley, dirt bikes; even an army-surplus deuce and a half still bearing its battalion insignia.

    The Warden

  • Hidden away in the English countryside, these simple shelters, made of coppiced hazel and willow covered in army-surplus canvas and other easily sourced natural materials, are part of a fine tradition of independent and ecologically savvy homemaking.

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  • Whatever the explanation, however, the outcome was what we witnessed last week – massive coverage of Steve Jobs strutting his stuff in San Francisco, while over in Berlin poor old Fujio Nishida, president of Sony Europe, might as well have been flogging army-surplus radios in a Baghdad souk.

    Apple drives another nail into sluggish Sony's coffin

  • A toddler boys army-surplus style jacket is priced at $44.50 while girls graphic T-shirts are $14.50.

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  • Here in the UK, we're accustomed to seeing the DPM battledress, either worn by soldiers or army-surplus.

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  • While he was at it, he also bought a kit for measuring blood pressure, a gas mask and a desert camouflage army-surplus jumpsuit which the site claimed could withstand chemical weapons.

    Her Fearful Symmetry

  • An ex-girlfriend of mine was a Canadian Reservist and would bring home army-surplus waterproof notebooks.

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