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  • The most incongruous sight of all in the "House of Resistance", as Gaddafi called the bombed-out building, was several dummy missiles hanging from the ceiling as if they had just fallen from an American bomber -his idea of a memorial to the little girl, perhaps.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The search is complicated by the Bombardier's obviously faulty memory, but the novel concludes with the trio's discovery of the ruins of the bombed-out target, presumably validating the Bombardier's remembered experience.

    Time's Arrow

  • Roger Kitching, who as a boy in the 1950s began collecting insects and amphibians in the weedy rubble and drainage ditches of bombed-out Hull, England, found that "with collecting comes the need to record."

    Spiral-Bound and Spellbound

  • "We're the only profitable newspaper group in Ireland," O'Reilly argues, and predicts that advertising will "return to sustainable growth in 2012," helped in part by the easier comparatives with the bombed-out 2011 performance.

    Dan Sabbagh interviews Gavin O'Reilly, CEO of Independent News and Media

  • The movie would begin with a wide-angled shot of the bombed-out building.

    The Return

  • There would be other bombed-out skeletons in other places, in other planets of the Confederacy.

    Starcraft II: Devils’ Due

  • He has built Barcelona's law courts, extended Venice's cemetery island, and rebuilt the bombed-out Neues Museum in Berlin, a project with many raw nerves waiting to be touched.

    David Chipperfield: master of permanence | Interview

  • [L] ast week [the Portland Development Commission] announced that they had closed on the sale of the bombed-out "Heritage Building" on NE Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to a group of developers for, literally, one dollar.

    Is it time for the city to fold on the "Heritage Building"? (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • As she travelled through a bombed-out, shattered Europe, her camera captured many of the most powerful images of the closing months of that dark chapter in the last century.

    March « 2010 « Innovation Cloud

  • In an otherwise bombed-out retail sector, sales of bikes and cycling kit are holding up.

    Olympics fever will help to make 2012 the year of the bike

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