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  • It used to be five closely written pages (with much crossing-out, but still), plus the file on the computer for things I should look up to see if the library has them.

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • By my estimation, this historical crossing-out of the deficit will save American taxpayers millions, billions, and perhaps even bajillions of dollars.

    Stories from The Onion that Deserved to Be in the AER, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • However, I am a very bad writer, and I've been trained too heavily on good old backspace/cut-and-paste/etc., so to make sure I didn't fill pages with crossing-out I drafted everything I wrote on spare paper first, before transcribing.

    phluid61 Diary Entry

  • Okay, I have to ask... how do you get the strikethrough the crossing-out lines in your words?

    One Bright Star (1B*) Reignited

  • When Rhoda had come across it in the loft, it had just seemed an artist's dissatisfaction with a crude piece of work - a crossing-out in crimson.

    The Fifth Rapunzel

  • If every crossing-out represented a robbery, there had been literally hundreds since the scheme began.

    In The Frame

  • "You've found the crossing-out tool haven't you, and my word you're gonna use it," says Michael Ollier.

    The Guardian World News

  • “And if the child wrote the correct answer, but then, on second thoughts, decided it was wrong and crossed it out, the crossing-out still gained the mark.

    A failing mark

  • * Scholars at the Mark Twain Project at the University of California, Berkeley, have identified no less than fifteen distinct “crossing-out” styles in Mark Twain’s letters.

    Mark Twain

  • * Scholars at the Mark Twain Project at the University of California, Berkeley, have identified no less than fifteen distinct “crossing-out” styles in Mark Twain’s letters.

    Mark Twain

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